Carolyn Julienne “Judy” Whitaker Miles, 76, of Mooresville, N.C., went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, November 16, 2019. Born June 2, 1943, in Laurinburg, N.C., she was a daughter of the late Rev. John Wesley and Dora Daniels Whitaker.

Judy served as a pastoral assistant beside her husband for over 40 years, serving as teacher for Sunday school, Children’s Church and family training hour. She also served as leader of ladies’ ministries and prayer groups. She was a member of Landmark Church of God in Statesville, N.C. Judy was known for her wonderful Southern cooking, her good sense of humor and love of people.

She is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, Rev. John C. Miles; daughter, Benita M. Willoughby (Tim); granddaughter, Hannah W. Bodman (Chris); siblings, Patsy Fox (Tony), John Whitaker, Nedra Newton and Myra Riffle (Darrell); and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at Landmark Church of God, Statesville, with Reverends Ken Bell, Y. Z. Isaac, Ron Martin, Harry Clark and Russell Miles officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, November 18, 2019, at the Heritage House of Cavin-Cook Funeral Home in Mooresville, and from 1 to 2 p.m. on Tuesday prior to the service at Landmark Church of God in Statesville. Burial will follow at Iredell Memorial Gardens, Statesville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Landmark Church of God, 2200 E. Broad Street, Statesville, NC 28625.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Miles. Condolences may be made to the family at

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