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Judy Marlene Miles
April, 1941 September, 2013
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Judy Marlene Miles, 1941-2013 - photo by Contributed to the Courier

Judy Marlene Miles

April, 1941 - September, 2013

Judy Miles, 72, of Turlock, passed away at Doctors Medical Center after a long illness. Judy was born in Inglewood, Calif., to Marvin and Gladys Cowan. She was raised in Turlock and graduated with Turlock High School class of '59. She served as organist/pianist and church secretary for First Christian Church in Turlock. Prior to that, she worked for the Department of Motor Vehicles in Merced. She enjoyed playing the piano, reading, video gaming and watching movies.

Judy was preceded in death by her father also by her husbands, Harper Dornblaser, Ed Lawrence and John Miles and sister, Kathleen Jacobs. She is survived by her mother Gladys Anderson of Crescent City, and four siblings, Melanie Anderson of Santa Clara, Sandra Bauser of Turlock, William Anderson of Cibolo, Texas, and Michael Anderson of Beaverton, Ore.

A memorial service will be held at First Christian Church on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 10 am.

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials given to American Lung Assoc., 1301 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20004. Or to your favorite charity.

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-Ceres (Calif.) Courier
Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013