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Brookside Funeral Home & Brookside Memorial Park

13747 Eastex Freeway, Houston, TX

OBITUARY

Norma F. Wheeless

April 30, 1927February 7, 2020

Norma Faye Wheeless, age 92, of Houston, Texas peacefully passed away on February 7, 2020 with her son, William, and daughter, Norma, by her side. The funeral services will be held at Brookside Funeral Home in Houston, Texas on Saturday, February 15, 2020, at 2PM.Visitation will take place from 1 PM until the start of the funeral.

Norma was born on April 30, 1927, in Houston, Texas where she graduated from Sam Houston High School. Norma worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company and was a member of the Pioneer Organization. Norma belonged as a member of the Saint Mark Presbyterian Church. In life, Norma enjoyed her family, her garden and she loved cats, especially Rudy. Norma was married to the love of her life, Young Barnett Wheeless and together they had four children. Norma is survived by her children: William Wheeless, Katherine Doggett, and Norma Fives. Her grandchildren: Christina, Sarah, Shannon, Michael, Crystal, Coleen, Shelby, Ryan, Cory, and Amber, and 18 great-grandchildren.

Norma was preceded in death by her loving husband, Young Barnett Wheeless, son Paul Wheeless, daughter-in-law Shirley Wheeless, son-in-law Lawrence Fives, and grandchildren David Wheeless and Leslie Wheeless.

Family, friends, and others whose lives were touched by Norma are invited to celebrate her life following the service at a small reception located at the Forest Oaks Swim and Racquet Club, 19023 Joanleigh Dr., Spring, Texas, 77388.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Sean Bunk
  • Corben Pierce
  • Logen Pierce
  • Austin Smith
  • Christopher Stringer
  • Michael Wheeless

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, February 15, 2020
  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 15, 2020
  • Committal Service Saturday, February 15, 2020

Memories

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Jackie Shedd

February 15, 2020

I worked with Fay at Bell on Ashland, late 60's. She was such a sweet lady to this shell shocked kid, fresh out in the working world. I remember one time I was so sick, and she took me home, as I didn't even think I could drive. Looks like I also worked with your daughter, Shannon, at Aldine Transportation. Sure wish I had known the connection then. You were blessed with many years with her and that probably makes you miss her even more. May our Lord comfort you during the coming days.

Katherine Doggett

February 10, 2020

Mom was the last surviving member of her generation on both sides of the family. I miss all the wonderful days working with her in her gardens. She received many compliments from her neighbors. I miss the holidays when I got up early with mom to prepare big meals for the family. I was so fortuante to spend so many wonderful days and hours with her. I also miss our long conversations. I will always be grateful for her dedication to the family Goodbye mom. You're with dad, Paul, Uncle Mike and Aunt Pat, and Mr Hargrave, in a much better place.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY