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Shirley Lou Wheeler

June 14, 1938 — September 2, 2023

Shirley Lou Wheeler

 

            Shirley Lou Wheeler, 85, of Hinton gained her heavenly wings on Saturday, September 2, 2023, after a courageous battle with breast cancer. 

Born June 14, 1938 in Hinton, she was the daughter of the late Harry Russell and Ona Lake Vest Hyden.  A 1956 graduate of Hinton High School, Shirley lived her entire life in Summers County where she worked for 16 years in Medical Records at Summers County Hospital and for 22 years for Big Four Drug Store.  She most recently attended Central Baptist Church of Hinton as long as her health permitted.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Bob Wheeler and one sister of the heart, Imogene “Jeanie” Ratliff.

Those left to cherish her memory include a daughter, Christy Wright and Tommy Miller of Jumping Branch; a son, Timmy Wheeler of Hilldale; brothers of the heart, Garry E. Wheeler of Hinton and Bobbie Rex Ratliff of Hinton; three grandchildren, Melinda Stover (Sterling) of Greenville, Brock Wright of Jumping Branch and Lakin Wright of Jumping Branch; two great grandchildren, Natalie Stover of Greenville and Gage Stover of Greenville and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Tuesday, September 5, 2023, at the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel with Pastors Robbie Merritt and Bobbie Rex Ratliff officiating.  Burial will follow in the Restwood Memorial Gardens near Hinton.  Friends may call from 10:00 am until service time on Tuesday at the funeral parlors.

Tommy Miller, Mike Ratliff, Jeff Ratliff, Eddie Fernatt and Tad Withrow will serve as pallbearers.

A special thank you to Hospice of Southern WV and her nurses Lisa Woods and Connie Smith.

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Tuesday, September 5, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors

130 Temple Street, Hinton, WV 25951

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors

130 Temple Street, Hinton, WV 25951

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