Wiles, Mary L.
January 7, 2006
Mary Lael Wiles 78, of Indianapolis, passed away January 5, 2006. She was born July 7, 1927 in St. Louis, MO to Nicholas and Mary Louise (Hebert) Miller. Mary worked as a Secretary for American States Insurance and the Indiana Department of Commerce. She fulfilled her lifelong passion for music as Past President of both the Irvington Music Study Club and Harmonie Opera Club, board member and officer of Matinee Musicale, and sang in many musicals and opera productions. She also served as Choir Director of St. Frances de Sales and sang for Central Christian and several other churches. Funeral services will be Monday, January 9 at 10:00 a.m. at Shirley Brothers Irving Hill Chapel, 5377 E. Washington St., with visitation Sunday from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Mary is survived by her husband, Bernard Wiles; daughters, Dr. Denise Adams (John), Melanie Turner (Bill); sons, Alan, Mark (Gusta), Christopher, Andrew (Rhonda) and Dr. Steven Wiles; sisters, Eleanor Garwitz, Sharon Barr; 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son, David Wiles. Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army