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Vera Lee Giles

Obituary for Vera Lee Giles

February 1, 1927 - July 12, 2017
Austin, Texas | Age 90


Vera Lee Giles, a long time resident of Austin, Texas, passed away peacefully at home on July 12, 2017. She was predeceased by her parents, Vera and Gibbs Knight, her sister Genie Graham, and her late husband Rogan B. Giles. She is survived by her children, Genie Lee and Rogan Giles (wife Connie), grandchildren Harrison and Rogan Giles III (wife Andrea), and husband Vladimir Ivasiev. Vera Lee was born February 1, 1927 in Little Rock, Arkansas. She attended Agnes Scott College in Decatur, GA, before settling in Austin to start a family. Vera Lee lead a full life, spending years volunteering and serving the Symphony League, Junior Helping Hand, and other charities. Vera Lee had a remarkable gift of endearing herself to those who knew her. She was able to travel around the globe, stopping in London to pick up a Staffordshire figurine. She cherished her many friends and her relationship with God. Her faith, family, and friends sustained her throughout her life. Many thanks to Vladimir for his loving care and devotion during this difficult time. Memorial Service at 11:30 am on Wednesday, July 19 at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 3125 N Lamar Blvd, Austin. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity you support. Obituary and memorial guestbook available online at

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3125 N Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78705
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