Barbara Joyce Wheatley

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Barbara Joyce Wheatley, 87, of Knoxville, Arkansas, formerly of Rector and Paragould, passed away Friday, September 4, 2015, at St. Edward's Hospital in Ft. Smith.

Mrs. Wheatley was born March 28, 1928 and was a member of Rector First United Methodist Church. She was a retired elementary school teacher from the Rector School District.

Survivors include two daughters, Robin Price of Knoxville, Arkansas, and Terrie Whitten of Hogansville, Georgia; and one sister, Darrylyn Rust of Casa Grande, Arizona. She was the beloved Nana of Corey and Bridget Price of Knoxville, Jared and Nikole Price of Bentonville, Arkansas, Katherine Whitten of Newnan, Georgia and six great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jim and Ruth Rust; son-in-law, Keith Price; and grandson, Michael Whitten.

Visitation will be Saturday, September 12th, from 10:00-10:45 a.m. at Mitchell Funeral Home in Rector.

Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, at Woodland Heights Cemetery, Rector with Mace Straubel officiating.

Corey Price, Jared Price, Matt Faries, Alex Roofe, Shayne Roofe, and Alton Speer will serve as pallbearers.

Online guestbook: www.mitchellfuneralhomes.com