Ruth Ann Wheeler, age 63, passed from this life on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, Kentucky.
Ruth Ann was retired from the Kingsford Charcoal Plant in Burnside, Kentucky, as a shipping clerk. She loved being outdoors, fishing and spending time with her grandchildren.
She was born February 3, 1953, in Honeybee, Kentucky, to the late Edna (Walker) Perry. Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by a son Steven Vanover, brothers, Ronald Perry and Ray Perry, a sister, Oneeda Honeycutt New and two grandchildren: Jaymison Spradlin and Raelynn Mamieann Young.
Surviving family include her husband Jerry L. Wheeler whom she married June 28, 1997, a daughter Shelia King (husband Mathew) of Dalton, Georgia, sons: Nathan Flynn (wife Jeannie) of Whitley City Chris Perry (wife Joyce) of Parkers Lake, step-daughters Alexa Wilson (Nova), Deanne Wheeler and Roxanna Wheeler all of Springfield, Ohio, 19 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.
Surviving brothers and sisters are Arthur Walker (Betty) of Gibsonburg, Ohio, Wayne Perry (Cathy) of Parkers Lake, Mike Perry (Helen) of Eubank, Kentucky and sister Wendell Lawson (George) of Tiffin, Ohio.
Funeral services were held Saturday, March 26, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of McCreary County Funeral Home with Bro. Gary Honycutt and Bro. Bill Patrick officiating. She was laid to rest at the Pleasant Knob Cemetery.
McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.