January 17, 1941 – October 8, 2019
Mary Margaret (Tackett) Wheeler, 78, of Fishersville passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at her residence. She was born in Wise County on January 17, 1941, a daughter of the late William Henry and Roma (Gilliam) Tackett.
Mrs. Mary, as she was best known, was a member of Bridge Christian Church and served as a volunteer at Valley Mission. She greatly enjoyed her flowers, collecting dolls, and spending time with her family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Vincent Wheeler; as well as her siblings.
Survivors include her children, Sharon Montgomery, Randy Wheeler, and Roxie Megginson and her husband, Jimmy; “sister”, Martha Cottrell; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; special friends and neighbor, Debbie Burlingham; as well as numerous extended family and friends.
Burial will be private.
The family will receive friends at Mary’s home on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Mary’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101, Augusta Health Foundation, Hospice of the Shenandoah, P.O. Box 1000, Fishersville, VA 22939, and/ or Valley Mission, 1513 W Beverley St, Staunton, VA 24401.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes.
Relatives and friends may share condolences and memories online with the family by visiting www.reynoldshamrickfuneralhomes.com.
- Visitation Sunday, October 13, 2019
Debbie,Mark Burlingham & Family
October 16, 2019
Heaven has gained another angel and we have had the greatest pleasure in knowing this Wonderful Woman! You will be missed Mrs.Mary. Our Deepest Condolences goes out to her Cherished Family members
Ken, Pat & Robin Reed
October 13, 2019
Rest In Peace ❤️
Dennis & Mary Meadows
October 11, 2019
Randy, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sure miss the good ole' days.
Dennis and Mary
October 10, 2019
So very sorry for your loss! I always had good memories of good times with Mary. She was so hospitable and such a great cook. I'm sorry I didn't keep in touch with her. Please accept my sincere condolences .
October 9, 2019
Mary, you were loved by us all & you leave a huge Void that will never be filled in our family. We will miss your beautiful smile & witty personality & loving heart. R.I.P.
All our love, Billie, Chris & Martha