Mae Wesley

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Mae Wesley, 102, of Rector, Ark., passed from this life into her heavenly home on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, at the Rector Nursing and Rehab. Mae was born on January 9, 1914, in the Heber Springs, Ark., area to Joe and Jane Decker. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Wesley in 1996, to whom she was married for 62 years. She was also preceded in death by one infant grandson, Leslie Stephan Wesley; three brothers, Cortes, Willis and Joseph and one sister, Leora Berry.

She is survived by her children, R. V. Wesley and his wife, Iva Lee, of Rector, Glenda Gerdes of Dunedin, Fla. and Loretta Daugherty of Jonesboro. Mae was also blessed with seven grandchildren along with a host of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, at the First General Baptist Church of Rector. Funeral services will be held immediately following the visitation at 2 p.m. with Freddie Barker officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Heights Cemetery. Grandsons, Matthew Wesley, Logan Wesley, Andrew Eddrington, Jeremy Daugherty, Mike Daugherty and Randy Daugherty will serve as pallbearers.

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