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Shirley Miles Waycaster

September 10, 1936 ~ March 27, 2022 (age 85)


Shirley Miles Waycaster, 85, of Dillwyn passed peacefully on Sunday, March 27, 2022.  She was born September 10, 1936 in Buckingham County and was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Cora Belle Miles; sisters, Gladys Toney and Faye Marion, and seven brothers, Earl, Stanley, Kenny Lee “Boots”, John Jack Jr., Tommie, James “Pete”,  and Ray Miles.

Shirley worked for Craddock Terry for 40 years.  She was a longtime devoted member of Hatcher Baptist Church having served her church in many capacities.

Shirley is survived by her devoted daughter, Deborah W. Covington and husband, Joe; two beloved grandchildren, Josh Covington and Jamie Covington; sister, Frances Smith and many family members and friends.

Deborah and her family would like to thank Pam Anderson, Pat Miles, Donna Miles, Dottie Roosevelt and Janet Powers for all the loving care given to Shirley.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at 1 p.m. at Hatcher Baptist Church.  Interment will follow in the Jones Chapel Baptist Church cemetery.  The family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 from 6 until 8 p.m. at the Dunkum Funeral Home, Dillwyn.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hatcher Baptist Church, c/o Dewey Ford, 5 Gravel Hill Road, Dillwyn, VA 23936.

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March 29, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dunkum Funeral Home
16923 Oak Street
Dillwyn, VA 23936

Funeral Service
March 30, 2022

1:00 PM
Hatcher Baptist Church
5 Gravel Hill Road
Dillwyn, VA 23936

Interment following funeral service
March 30, 2022

Jones Chapel Baptist Church
947 Trents Mill Road
Cumberland, VA 23040


Hatcher Baptist Church
C/O Dewey Ford, Treasurer; 5 Gravel Hill Road, Dillwyn VA 23939

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