Betty Evelyn Stewart Wheatley, 81, of Richmond, the widow of Elza B. Wheatley, passed away Monday, January 16, 2017 at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond.
She was born December 7, 1935, in Madison County to the late Ossie and Mary Ada Lakes Stewart.
Betty was the former owner of several business ventures including Estill Farm Service. She enjoyed decorating her home and loved spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by: a son, Dwayne Wheatley (Tracy) of Richmond; three grandchildren, Dalton, Dillon and Dustin Wheatley; a brother, Dennis Stewart; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Jean Raleigh and Mafree Farthing, as well as a, brother Earl Stewart.
Funeral service for Betty Wheatley will be conducted 1 p.m. Thursday, December 19, 2017, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, with Bro. Bill Fort officiating. Burial will follow at Madison County Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Terry Stewart, Steve Harrison, Brian Gordon, Larry Frakes, Jimmy Farthing, and Shawn Martin.
To express condolences, please visit www.orpfh.com.
Published on January 16, 2017