Miss Lora JoAnn Stiles, age 69, of Ducktown, passed away September 4, 2020, at Life Care Center of Copper Basin. Miss Stiles was born December 31, 1950, to the late Winfred Stiles and the late Mary Lee Allen Stiles. Miss Stiles was a lifelong resident of Polk County and had worked as a seamstress for Levi's. She enjoyed writing songs and poetry, taught herself to play the guitar and the piano, and loved studying her family ancestry. Lora never met a stranger! She is preceded in death by her mother and father, Winfred and Mary Lee Stiles, and her sister, Patricia Taylor.
Survivors include her sister, Linda (Steve) Ledford, brother, Johnny (Grace) Stiles, nieces, Melissa Taylor and Cindy Whitmore, nephews, Mark (Angie) Taylor, Dale (Michelle) Taylor, and John (Amber) Stiles.
Memorial services to be announced at a later date.
Arrangements entrusted to the Finch-Cochran Funeral Home of McCaysville, GA. You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.