City of Oaks Funeral Home & Cremation

Obituary
Alicia Miles

Fayetteville, North Carolina

Age 38.
Died 10/30/2023.

Alicia  Miles
LeeLee Alicia Louise Miles, 38, of Durham, North Carolina, passed away on October 30, 2023. She was born on June 24, 1985, in Springfield, Massachusetts. LeeLee, as she preferred to be called, was a vibrant and fearless individual who touched the lives of many.

In her career, LeeLee worked in the food service and warehouse industries, where she brought her unique energy. Outside of work, she had a wide range of interests and hobbies. She loved music, singing, and dancing, and enjoyed spending time with her children, whom she cherished. LeeLee also found joy in swimming and making lasting memories with her friends and family. Known for her strong personality, she always spoke her truth and had a knack for getting the last word.

LeeLee was a fighter with a generous spirit. She was crazy, funny, and outgoing, always bringing laughter and joy to those around her. Her genuine and caring nature endeared her to many, and she will be deeply missed.

LeeLee is survived by her beloved children, Amia Miles and Lance Jaquice Miles. She is also survived by her mother, Maria Groves, her father, Timothy Groves, her brother, Jaysen Groves, and his wife, Sarah Groves, as well as her sisters, Natasha Milsap and Maria Miles. LeeLee will be remembered by her nieces, Tamyah Stevenson, Destiny Dendy, LaTasha Brailey, nephews Jorell Russell, Charles Kinloch IV, Eli Groves, and her aunt and uncle, Carmen and Louis Cuffee, along with numerous cousins, extended family, and friends. She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Maria Cuffee, her niece, Chelsea JaNae Kinloch, and her aunts and uncle, Gina Miles, Cheryl and Al Worthy.

Throughout her life, LeeLee attended many churches and had a strong belief in the Lord Jesus Christ. She found solace and strength in her faith.

A private funeral service to honor LeeLee's life will be held City of Oaks Cremation in Raleigh, North Carolina. The compassionate staff at City of Oaks Cremation will be assisting with the arrangements. Please contact the family for details.

LeeLee Alicia Louise Miles will forever be remembered for her fighting spirit, fun-loving nature, and genuine care for others. Her legacy lives on through the cherished memories she leaves behind.

For additional information or for service details, please reach out to the family directly.


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City of Oaks Cremation and Funeral Home is a full-service funeral home in Raleigh, serving all of North Carolina and beyond. We provide an alternative to costly funeral homes and every day we help families in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and all over North Carolina make simple, affordable funeral arrangements.

Simply having to reach out to a funeral home can feel overwhelming. Our goal is to simplify the entire funeral home experience and make the process as easy as possible. We hope to eliminate any unnecessary surprises by publishing our total cost and the services we provide directly on our website. All of our obituaries are provided free of charge as a way to help families celebrate and commemorate the lives of their loved ones.

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Apples to Apples

Just like all other licensed funeral homes in North Carolina, City of Oaks Cremation, LLC is regulated by the NC Board of Funeral Service.


The same laws that apply to the big corporate funeral homes also apply to the modest independently owned firms like ours. All crematories in North Carolina, regardless of who owns them, are inspected annually by the state and must adhere to the same rules and laws.

Genuine Care

We're committed to providing families within our community unsurpassed service before, during and after the time of loss.


Our staff will provide clear communication to your family through each step as we move forward from the original phone call notifying us of a death to the time we deliver the urn back to your family. We will treat your family with the utmost respect, as we honor the wishes of your loved one.


We promise to make this process affordable and as endurable as possible.

State Wide

Our Funeral Home is located in Wake County NC; however, we provide our services to families throughout the entire State.


Unlike other funeral homes, we don't charge an additional mileage fee. Regardless of what county you live in, we can help your family with making simple, affordable funeral arrangements. From Asheville to Wilmington, we're proud to help families statewide.

Our Services

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Direct Cremation

$1196.75

Nobody likes surprise costs added in at the last minute. We guarantee you will not find any hidden charges here. We include everything you need for a simple or direct cremation. Simple, affordable and reliable. We have not changed the cost of our direct cremation service since we opened City of Oaks in 2012.

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Cremation with Visitation

$1917.84

City of Oaks Funeral Home and Cremation provides an affordable cremation option with onsite visitation. Nobody likes surprise costs added in at the last minute. We guarantee you will not find any hidden charges here. Simple, affordable and reliable.

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Immediate Burial

$2497.50

An immediate burial has the same end result as a traditional burial; however, we have eliminated the extra (sometimes unnecessary) services prior to getting to the cemetery. Not everyone wants an open casket for viewing or a limousine for the family. Despite the term immediate, we can move as fast as you need or as slow as you like. This option simply allows you to save money by eliminating some of the fancy extras at the funeral home.

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Traditional Funeral

$5866.98

We offer the same traditional funeral services as the big corporately owned funeral homes in the area; however, we cost about half the amount. You might consider a traditional funeral service if your family is looking for an open casket visitation, a traditional church service or a funeral service in the funeral home's chapel. A traditional funeral service can be altered to fit the needs of your family.

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Green Burial

$3033.75

This establishment is one of a select number of funeral homes who meet the criteria for providing green funeral service by the Green Burial Council; a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization working to encourage environmentally sustainability in the field of funeral service. Our Green options allow for a funeral to take place without the use of toxic and non-biodegradable materials/chemicals.

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Aquamation

$2640.59

As an alternative to traditional cremation, City of Oaks Funeral Home also offers Aquamation. The Aquamation process, often referred to as alkaline hydrolysis, uses a solution of water and potassium hydroxide to facilitate natural decomposition.

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