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Miles Alexander Paris
February 6, 2007 - August 31, 2019
Obituary for Miles Alexander Paris
Miles Alexander Paris, 12, of Mount Carmel, Illinois, passed away on
Saturday, August 31, 2019 at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in St.
Louis, Missouri surrounded by the love of his family. He was born on
February 6, 2007 in Evansville, Indiana, the son of Levi McDaniel and Marva
Paris. Miles was a 7th grade student at Mount Carmel Junior High School. He
never knew a stranger and if you knew Miles, you knew he loved to talk. He
will always be remembered for his big heart. In his free time, Miles loved
playing video games and hanging out with his big brother, Slater. He also
enjoyed listening to music. He loved playing basketball and was on the
basketball team for the Mount Carmel Middle School. Anytime Miles would
leave he would always say, "I love you". He attended Thursday Church in
Vincennes, Indiana. Miles will be remembered by his mother, Marva Paris;
father, Levi McDaniel; brothers, Slater Charest, Gunner Brewster and Keaton
McDaniel; sisters, Kinsley, Aubrey and Addison McDaniel; maternal
grandmother, Susan Price; maternal grandfather, Terry Paris; paternal
grandmother, Karen Alvis; aunts, Paige Whitman, Amber Preston and Livia
Houser; special cousin's, Jayde Whitman and Grant Wampler; many loved aunts,
uncles and cousins; many special friends and classmates. Miles was
preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Daniel Ray McDaniel; and
uncle, Logan Paris. Family and friends are invited to gather for a
Visitation from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Thursday, September 5, 2019 at
Heartland Worship Center, 212 W. 2nd Street, Mount Carmel, IL 62863. Funeral
Services will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 6, 2019 at Heartland Worship
Center with Pastor Fred Crane officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Lawn
Cemetery in St. Francisville, Illinois. Memorial contributions may be made
in Miles' memory to Keepes Funeral Home to help offset funeral expenses, or
the Ronald McDonald House, 3450 Park Ave., St. Louis, Missouri, 63104.
Envelopes will be at the Church or can be mailed to Keepes Funeral Home,
1500 North Cherry Street, Mount Carmel, IL 62863. The Paris family would
like to express a heartfelt thank you to the community for their thoughts,
prayers and kind deeds during this difficult time. Keepes Funeral Home is
serving the family with the arrangements. To view Miles' tribute wall,
purchase flowers and leave condolences for the Paris family, please visit
Obituary from Keepes Funeral Home website.
Lawrence County, Illinois Genealogy Group
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