The funeral service for Juanita McGraw Wheeler, 85, of Ashburn, Ga., will be held at 11:00 AM., Saturday, August 9, 2014 at the First Baptist Church in Ashburn, Ga. Interment will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery in Ashburn, Ga. Mrs. Wheeler passed away Thursday, August 7, 2014 at her residence after a short illness.
The daughter of Ernest Pate and Myrtis Eunice Johnson McGraw, she was born in Ashburn, Ga. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Wheeler was a member of High Hill Baptist Church in Turner County, Ga. Mrs. Wheeler was preceded in death by her husband, Ed Wheeler.
Survivors include her son, Donald (Pam) Wheeler of Ashburn, Ga., daughters Beverly (Bennie) Metcalf of Sycamore, Ga., Brenda (Jerry) Gravitt of Ashburn, Ga., Connie (J.B.)Newell, Jr., of Sycamore, Ga., and Teresa (Daniel) Stubbs of Ashburn, Ga., a brother, Jack (Maxine) McGraw of Macon, Ga., two sisters, Minda (Joe) Ireland of Ashburn, Ga., and Ernestine Faircloth of Macon, Ga. Survivors also include twelve grandchildren and twenty two great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Friday, August 8, 2014 from six until eight at the Perry Funeral Chapel, Inc., in Ashburn, Ga.