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Salatha Andretta Miles Lassiter


Salatha Andretta Miles Lassiter (fondly known as Sam), 80 of Graceville, Florida sadly left us on April 14, 2024, for her Heavenly home.

Sam lived in Graceville most of her life with her parents and siblings. After getting married, Sam moved to Gainesville, Florida where she drove a school bus for the school system where two of her three children attended school. Moving back to Graceville, Sam worked at West Point Pepperell, retiring as a seamstress. She then became a semi driver and drove as a team for several years with her oldest son Gene. As a retiree she enjoyed spending time with her three children and four grandchildren making memories during holidays and family vacations.

Sam is preceded in death by her parents Richard Duncan Miles and Essie Mae Wynn Miles, son Larry Gene Weldon, II, five siblings J.B. Miles, Howard Miles, Rufus Miles, Syble Braswell and Sara Broxton.

She is survived by daughter, Angela Perry (Jeff), son Aaron Weldon (Isa), four grandchildren Ray Perry (Lisa), Larry Weldon, III, Kayla McCoy (David), Gavin Weldon, sister Martha Juanita Turner and a host of nieces and nephews.

A Home-going service will be 1 p.m., CDT, Friday, April 19, 2024, at the Chapel of James & Lipford Funeral Home with Bro. Curtis Weldon officiating. The burial to follow at New Hope Assembly of God Cemetery with James & Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville directing.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, April 18, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. (CDT).



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