Mary Vesta Wheeler Wortham
Saturday, May 19, 2007
Mary Vesta Wheeler Wortham, 86, of Chapel Hill, died Saturday, May 19, 2007, in Shelbyville.
Mrs. Wortham was a native of Bedford County. She was the daughter of the late John Watson and Martha Alithia Osteen Wheeler. She was a homemaker and had retired from Eureka Manufacturing Company in Shelbyville.
Mrs. Wortham was a member of the Class of 1938 at Community High School in Unionville, an active member of the Rays Chapel Home Demonstration Club and a long time member of the Rays Chapel United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Wortham is survived by her husband, Jimmy Wortham of Chapel Hill; sister, Reba Price of Shelbyville and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 21, 2007 at Lawrence Funeral Home. Graveside services were conducted Monday at 2 p.m. at Wheeler Cemetery with Rev. Lee Plummer officiating.
Her great nephews served as pallbearers.
Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapel Hill, www.lawrencefuneral.net was in charge of arrangements.