Ruth Wheeles, 84, of Forest Park, died on Monday, March 12, 2012. She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Douglas Wheeles; sons and daughters-in-law, Wallace and Peggy Wheeles, and James and Brenda Wheeles; grandchildren and their spouses, Hugh and Melisha Wheeles, Leigh Ann and Josh Lowery, Randy and Lauren Wheeles, Tammy and Steven Dewberry, and Brandi and Marvin Harry; 11 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Wallace McDowell; sister, Mary McGongle, and several nieces and nephews.
Her family will receive friends at Pope Dickson & Son, Morrow Chapel on Tuesday, March 13, from 6 p.m., to 8 p.m.
Graveside services are scheduled for Wednesday, March 14, at 11 a.m., at Union United Methodist Churchyard, with The Rev. Rick Marson and The Rev. Jimmy Hood officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Union UMC, 4600 Hwy. 138 S.W., Stockbridge, Ga., 30281, (770) 483-4338.
Pope Dickson & Son, Morrow Chapel is in charge of arrangements, (770) 961-2700.