J Whitfield Miles, Sr. C.F.S.P. owns and operates Miles Funeral Home of Winfield and is still dedicated to providing the same loving, caring, compassionate service with an eye for perfection that he and his staff have always provided. Whit came to Winfield in 1964 and has been serving the people of Winfield and the surrounding communities ever since. He has guided the final arrangements for thousands of loved ones of his friends, family, neighbors and employees. Mr. Miles has helped people from all walks of life to commemorate the lives of their loved ones while always providing dignified service regardless of their social status. He’s served on the Alabama Board of Funeral Service, as President of the Alabama Funeral Directors Association, as a member of Selected Independent Funeral Homes as well as other boards and committees within professional associations. He’s been an active member of the community serving on the city council and various boards as well as a member of several local clubs and organizations and always supporting local fund raisers. He has employed many people from this community over the years while always giving them the opportunity to better themselves. Whether it be by providing the stepping stone of a great work ethic, paying for their college tuition, to helping someone down on their luck to get back on their feet, to the beginning of a lifelong career in funeral service. He’s trained several former employees who have went on to either own or manager other funeral homes. He’s instilled the dedication to doing a job the right way while having the care and compassion to serve those in the hour of their greatest loss.
Miles Funeral Home has some of the most experienced and qualified staff in our area and they are here to provide personalized guidance to facilitate the meaningful healing services families need while providing the absolute best care for your loved ones to present a positive healing memory during your time of loss. The owner, J. Whitfield Miles. Sr., C.F.S.P. is a licensed embalmer, funeral director and preneed sales agent. He is a 1951 Graduate of John A.Gupton College with a degree in Funeral Service and began his career in 1949. The manager, J. Whitfield Miles, III, is a licensed funeral director, embalmer and preneed sales agent. He has been employed with Miles Funeral Home since 1996. He is a graduate of Jefferson State Community College with a degree in Funeral Service Education. He has served as the lead embalmer and restorative artist since 2000. Directors assistant, P. Kevin Garner is a graduate of Hubbertville High School and has been employed with us since 2012 and provides a great addition to our staff. It’s our goal at Miles Funeral Home to help those who have experienced the loss of a loved one by guiding them through the difficult time while providing a respectful and meaningful service for a lost loved one regardless of social status or financial means, to give them the dignified last rights everyone deserves.
“As manager of Miles Funeral Home it is my desire to continue on the legacy my grandfather, J. Whitfield Miles, Sr. has made. It is my wish to use the skills he has taught me to provide the same love, dedication and compassion he has shown for the people of this community throughout the years while hoping to someday be held in the same regard and love that Winfield holds for him.” Whit Miles, III