Wilma Wheeler Greene, 79, of Idlewild Road, Fleetwood, N.C., passed away Tuesday morning, February 5, 2019, at her home.
Wilma was born February 7, 1939 in Watauga County, a daughter of the late Grover and Roxie Rhymer Wheeler. She was a homemaker and a member of Mission Home Baptist Church. Wilma loved her family and loved spending time with her grandchildren and her family. She enjoyed reading and cooking.
Wilma is survived by three sons, Ira Lee Greene and wife Donna of Lenoir, Bryan Greene and his special friend, Karin Bare, and Richard Greene and wife Pam, all of Fleetwood; two granddaughters, Allison Greene of Lenoir, and Kinley Greene of Fleetwood; one grandson, Grant Greene of Lenoir, and a special caregiver, Susie Calhoun of Laurel Springs.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ira Ansel Greene; seven sisters, Lola Lail, Frances Hartley, Faye Greene, Doris Townsend, Judy Wheeler, Hattie Cox, and Pearl Wheeler, and five brothers, Commie, Rhondie, Don, Jim, and Richard Wheeler.
Funeral services for Wilma Wheeler Greene were conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, February 7 at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. The body will lay in state, at the chapel, from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Officiating was the Reverend Lawrence Goodman. Burial followed in Laurel Springs Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family received friends Thursday afternoon, from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home, prior to the service.
Flowers are appreciated, or memorial contributions may be made to Medi Home Hospice, PO Box 421, Jefferson, North Carolina, 28640, or to the Laurel Springs Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, in care of Steve Idol, 8821 US Highway 421 South, Deep Gap, North Carolina, 28618.
Online condolences may be sent to the Greene family at www.hamptonfunenralnc.com
Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service, in Boone, is in charge of the arrangements.