Mayor Joel Travis Miles Dec 23, 2020 Dec 23, 2020 0 Obituaries Card of Thanks In Memoriam Search Submit An Obituary Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death. Submit Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Save Mayor Joel Travis Miles was born on April 26, 1953. He went to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 13, 2020 at Memorial Hospital in Gulfport following a battle with Covid-19.Joel is preceded in death by his parents Joe (Doc) and Toxie Miles; and brother, Jimmy Miles all of Wiggins, MS. He is survived by a big beautiful blended family. His wife, Mary Elizabeth Maples Miles; sons, Jody (Janessa) Miles and Justin (Haley) Miles of Wiggins, MS; bonus children, Tommy (Haleigh) Havard of Houston, MS, Jarred (Haven) Havard of Wiggins, MS, and Madison Havard of Wiggins, MS; grandchildren, Kyndall, Charleigh, Jackson, Aidan, Ansleigh, Henley, Gray, and Ellie; brother, Russell (Sharon) Miles of Greenville, S.C.; nephews, Rusty Miles of Daphne, AL, Jeff (Pam) Miles of Dothan, AL; niece, Olivia (Mike) Zajac of Melbourne, FL; and a host of great-nephews and nieces, and a dear friend Ida Mitchell.Joel’s happiness came from his family and his service to the City of Wiggins. His wife, children, grandbabies, and mayoral duties brought joy and fullness throughout his earthly life. Many people move away from home as they grow older, but Joel had the biggest appreciation for our small, close community. He loved the people of Stone County and the City of Wiggins as his family.Public viewing will be at Moore Funeral Home in Wiggins, MS on Thursday, December 17, 2020 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Funeral will be at Blaylock Park in Wiggins, MS on Friday, December 18, 2020 at 1:00 with a private burial to follow. Masks and social distancing are required at the funeral. Everyone is encouraged to bring a lawn chair. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Save × Add an entry as Emoticons [smile] [beam] [wink] [sad] [cool] [innocent] [rolleyes] [whistling] [lol] [huh] [tongue] [love] [sleeping] [yawn] [unsure] [angry] [blink] [crying] [ohmy] [scared] [sleep] [sneaky] [tongue_smile] [thumbdown] [thumbup] [censored] [happybirthday] [ban] [spam] [offtopic] [batman] [ninja] [pirate] [alien] Comment Text Cancel Add entry × Your entry has been submitted. × Report Cancel Report Abuse ×Reported ×There was a problem reporting this. × Watch the guestbook. Stop watching this guestbook. Watch this discussion Get an email notification whenever someone signs the guestbook. Notifications from this guestbook will end. Cancel Start watching Stop watching (0) entries Sign the guestbook. Log In Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Add an entry Watch the guestbook. Stop watching this guestbook. Submit Your News We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on! Go to form Latest e-Edition Wednesday January 13, 2021 To view our latest e-Edition click the image on the left.