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Juanita June Wiles

Juanita June Wiles, age 87, of Mena Arkansas, went home to be with her Lord Wednesday, July 29, 2020. She was born on June 17, 1933 to Dessie Ketner Nolen and Ernest “Shorty” Nolen in Three Rivers, Texas in Live Oak County. She lived a long, happy enriched life here on this earth. She retired as Polk County Treasurer after twenty-five plus years, but her most important work was devoting almost her whole life to was getting ready for her eternal home in Heaven, helping everyone she could along the way.

June was born the fifth child of eight children. They moved to the Ink Community, in Mena, Arkansas when she was eleven years old and she attended Cherry Hill School. After her father was killed in a car accident, her mother married Alfred George Singleton and they had a daughter, Judy Singleton.

She married the love of her life, whom she met from Posey Hollow, Charley Darris Wiles; they were married on May 13, 1950 in Mena, Arkansas. June & Charley were the founders of the Mena Church of God where they devoted their lives & hearts for thirty-eight years of pastoring.

Her parents Dessie and Earnest “Shorty” Nolen, her stepfather Alfred George Singleton, Brothers; Billy Joe Nolen, Tommy “Tom” Lynn Nolen, John Porter, “Bud” Nolen, James Edward Nolen, and Sisters; Dorothy Mae Nolen Johnston, Nada Ernestine Nolen McAllister, have all preceded her in death.

She is survived by her children; Daryen (Shelia) Wiles, Darla (Allen) Martel and Dana (Marty) Harvey. Grandchildren; Jona Rogers, Colten (Brittany) Wiles, Alex (Kristen) Harvey, Brock Harvey, Katlyn Swink and Reagan Sinyard. Great-grandchildren; Payton, Beau, Hudson, Hadleigh Dalton, Brynley, Cade, Paisley and Arian. Special group of nieces and nephews. Sister; Judy Singleton.

A memorial service was held Friday, July 31, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Mena Church of God with Bro. Mark Lyle officiating.

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