Blake Otis Miley

Published 4:14 pm Tuesday, August 20, 2013


Blake Otis Miley died of natural causes on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, at the age of 43. A resident of Pearl, Miss., he was born Dec. 1, 1969 and was a former Bogalusa resident.

He is survived by his wife, Lisa Marie Miley of Pearl, Miss.; two daughters, Anna Miley and Brittany Pigott, both of Bogalusa, and a stepdaughter, Melanie (Spencer) Holliday of Brandon, Miss.; his mother, Joann Varnado Miley of Bogalusa; two brothers, Mike (Staci) Miley of Pearl and Ronnie (Faye) Miley of Nashville, Tenn.; a niece, Ashley Miley of Pearl; a great-nephew, Dustyn Hickman of Pearl; a nephew, Clint Cotton of Hammond; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father, Donald P. Miley; his paternal grandparents, Prentiss and Sedgie Miley; and maternal grandparents, Otis and Bertha Varnado.

A graveside memorial was held Tuesday, Aug. 20 at 3 p.m. at Miley Cemetery, with Brother Carl Beech officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations be made in memory of Blake to the American Diabetes Association, P. O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.