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  Mrs. Zura Fulton Miles McFarlin

Mrs. Zura Fulton Miles McFarlin, 101, of 4010 Carver School Road, the second daughter of John and Rosa Hilton Fulton, passed away Monday, February 6, 2006. She was born in Kernersville, NC, on December 29, 1904.
Zura attended the local schools and Scotia Seminary (now Barber­-Scotia College) in Concord, NC.
 In 1926, Zura Fulton married Lindsay Bethal Miles and lived in Winston-Salem, NC. Zura and Lindsay Miles eventually moved to Charleston, WV.
After the death of her husband, Zura Miles returned to North Carolina. After establishing a home for herself and her sons, she secured employment with the R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company.
She joined Second Calvary Baptist Church in Winston-Salem. There she played piano and organ for the Sunday School and for the Instrumental Choir. After marrying Harmon McFarlin in 1961, Zura moved her membership to Saint Stephen Missionary Baptist Church where she has worked with the Sunday School, the Deaconess Board, the Mother's Board, and the Missionary Society. Her community activities include craft and sewing classes at Mount Zion Baptist Church, the Rupert Bell Recreation Center as well as membership in the Carver Senior Citizen's club, and Kernersville-Walkertown Get Together Club.
Zura was preceded in death by her husband, Lindsay Bethal Miles, Sr.; her husband, Harmon McFarlin; two sons, Joseph William Miles and Lindsay Howard Miles, Jr.; a grandson, Gregory Lee Miles; a granddaughter, Betty Miles Williams. Zura is survived by a devoted loving son, Walter Lee Miles (Barbara); two devoted granddaughters, Carolyn Miles McWillis (Carlton) and Waltina Miles Johnson (Kenneth); devoted grandsons, Wesley L. Miles (Louise), Sherman D. Miles (Amber), and Walter L. Miles, Jr.; devoted great grandchildren, Darryle Miles (Shari), Delisa C. Daniels (Byron), Heavenly, Julian, Onyx Johnson, Mitchell, Evan, Alisha Miles, Sherman (Caletta), Shermell Wesley, Jr., Sandra Miles, Glenn and Michael Miles, and Sharon Watts; 13 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, and 25, great, great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm Friday, February 10, 2006 at St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. J.R. Samuels, officiating. Interment will follow in Gardens of Memory, Walkertown, NC. Family visitation will be held from Noon until 1 pm Friday at the church.
 A special thanks to the staff at Oak Summit and Hospice.
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