Dateline: Spruce Pine, NC
Katherine Bell Wheeler, age 98, of Hazel Avenue, Spruce Pine, NC went home to be with the Lord, April 2, 2020.
She was a native of Mitchell County and a daughter of the late Molten and Nolla Pitman Buchanan. She was a member of Freedom Baptist Church and was retired as a cook at City Drive In. She loved her family her friends and cooking.
Survivors include: three daughters; Diane Hoilman (Gene), of Spruce Pine, NC, Shirley Presnell (Ronnie), of Spruce Pine, NC, Judy Buchanan (James), of Spruce Pine, NC, three sons; Jerry Wheeler, of Burnsville, NC, Howard Wheeler Jr. (Gail), of Spruce Pine, NC, and Johnny Wheeler, of Spruce Pine, NC, one sister; Louella Polechio, of Spruce Pine, NC, many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by: her husband Howard William Wheeler, and son Garland Wheeler.
A private graveside service will be held.
Memorials may be made to the family: c/o Diane Hoilman 56 Hazel Avenue, Spruce Pine, NC 28777.
Henline - Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the Wheeler family.
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