Mary Vesta Wheeler Wortham

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

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, was in charge of arrangements.