Hermon "Pete" Liles, Jr.

Friday, July 27, 2018

Hermon “Pete” Liles, Jr., 85, of Corning, Ark., passed away July 26, 2018, at St. Bernard’s Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark.

Mr. Liles was born September 12, 1932, in Kennett, Mo. He proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1955 to 1957. He was of the Baptist Faith.

On Aug. 25, 1957, he married his wife of 60 years, Lucille (Costephens) Liles. She survives.

Other survivors include his sons, Delane (Missy) Liles of Corning and David Liles of Trumann; a grandson, Jason (Emily) Liles of Corning; a great-granddaughter, Emercyn; sisters-in-law Stella Liles of Kennett, and Shirley Costephens of Malden, Mo.; and several nephews, nieces and other family members.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hermon and Anna Marie (Arbuckle) Liles; a sister, Flora Faye Wyatt and her husband Danny, and her brother, Johnny Liles.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday July 27, at Ermert Funeral Home in Corning. Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday July 28, at the funeral home with Herbie Holsapple officiating. Burial will be in the Corning Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers are Ed Alexander, Kenny Payne, Phil Payne, Ed Rounds, Hunter Cole and Doug Fowler. Honorary pallbearers are Jerry Kirby, Rex Watson, Don Miller, Bob Chapman, Marion Payne and Phillip Short.

Online condolences may be shared at www.ermertfuneralhome.com