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Herman Stephen Giles, 75, of Chattanooga, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020 at his residence. He was a caring, considerate and devoted husband, a loving, kind, generous and humorous father and grandfather. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Mary Giles. Survivors include his wife of 49 ½ years, Carol Giles; son, Jabari (Nikki) Giles of Pauls Valley, OK.; daughters-in-law, Stephanie Giles of Atlanta, GA and Natalie Giles of Mustang, OK; 5 grandchildren, SéVeda (Preston) Kent, SéVon Mills, SéVari Giles, Shayla Giles, and Syniah Giles; 2 great-grandchildren; sister, Velma Giles of Erwin, TN; brothers-in-law, John, Gary and Larry, all of Flint, MI; sister-in-law, Gail of Flint, MI; a host of other relatives, best friends, special friends, and acquaintances. He will lie-in-state on Wednesday after 10 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow at 4 p.m. in the chapel with Elder Lionel Hodges as the eulogist. Burial later in a National Cemetery.