ANNIE MAE WHEELER, age 74, of York, Alabama, passed December 8, 2012 at 12:53 a.m. in Sumter Health and Rehabilitation. Service of remembrance will be Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. from First Baptist Church, 214 McConnell Street, York. Rev. Jonathan Byrd is pastor; Rev. Obadiah Clemons will deliver the eulogy. Mrs. Wheeler will lie in repose one hour prior to funeral time. Interment follows in Elmwood Memorial Gardens. Visitation is scheduled Friday evening (Dec. 14th) from 3-6:00 p.m. in the Weatherly Chapel. On Saturday afternoon the processional will leave the residence of her mother, Mrs. Mamie Roberts (702 N. Broad Street, York) at 12:40 p.m. After the committal service the family will receive and fellowship with friends for repast in the cafeteria of York West End Jr. High School.
Those left to celebrate her life and to cherish precious memories are: her children: Linda K. Alexander, Orlando, Florida; Anthony M. Stephens, Marion, Ms., Paula S. Stephens, York, Ala., Richeetta Wallace, Livingston, Ala., James R. (Doris) Stephens, York, Ala., Robert H. Stephens, York, Alabama, Joan B. Baxter, Columbia, S.C., Tyrone V. (Regina) Stephens of Columbus, Ohio and Jarvis Craig (Joycelyn) Stephens of Lithonia, Ga; a daugther Allison Renae Stephens, preceded her in death. She is further survived by twenty-four (24) grandchildren; nine (9) great grandchildren; two sisters- Lola Powe, Saginaw, Mich., and a devoted sister, Christine DeLoach and a brother, Floyd Alexander, both of York, Alabama; a sister-in-law, Rachel Roberts, York, Ala., and a brother-in-law, Norris Powe of Montgomery, Ala., numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends who loved her dearly.
To the Wheeler and Stephens Family, we at Weatherly Funeral Home, York, Alabama, offer to each of you our most sincere and heartfelt sympathies. Our prayer is that your abiding faith in God will continue to comfort, strengthen and sustain you during your time of sorrow.
WEATHERLY FUNERAL HOME, York, Alabama, under the direction of Jacqueline Studdard Weatherly, entrusted with all funeral and burial service details.