Luciretta “Lucy” Wheeler, daughter of Luther and Vadia (Cox) Ross, was born on April 20, 1958 in Claremore, OK and departed this life to be with our Lord on February 26, 2018 in Oklahoma City, OK at the age of 59 years, 10 months, and 6 days.
Lucy was an administrative assistant at Stilwell Public School for several years. She enjoyed quilting and embroidery. She liked going antique shopping. But most of all, Lucy loved her family especially her grandchildren. She was a great woman of faith, serving alongside her husband as he pastored for many years. Most recently she was a member of New Testament Church.
She was proceeded in death by her parents and sister Janice Ross.
Lucy is survived by her loving family that includes her husband of nearly 42 years James Wheeler of the home in Stilwell, OK, three daughters: Stephanie Bruner of Sperry, OK, Jamie Higgins and husband J.D. of Prairie Grove, AR, Mary Kay McMurtrey and husband Stephen of Sapulpa, OK, eleven grandchildren: McKenleigh, Dirk, Dara, Tanna, Allie, Taylor, Teagan, Teryn, Tyler, Ryan, and Kyle, two great-grandchildren: Maizleigh, Maleighza, siblings: Jeannie Nast and husband John of Greenwood, AR, Danny Ross and wife Linda of Stilwell, OK, Melvin Ross of Stilwell, OK, Karen Martinez and husband Marty of Stilwell, Ok, Jimmie Ross of Little Kansas, OK and Randy Ross and wife Andrea of Stilwell, OK. A close friend who was like a sister; Sue Hensley, several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends also survive her.
Memorial services were held at 1 pm on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at New Life Church, Stilwell, Oklahoma with Pastor Max Ford, Bro. Dan Ketcher and Evangelist Roger Whetstone officiating.
Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home ~ Stilwell, OK
James and family, i am so sorry for your loss. Lucy was a sweet and beautiful lady. Prays of peace and comfort for your family
Paula Bird BaileyFayetteville, AR
James and family,
Our deepest condolences for the loss of your dear Lucy. She will be missed by many.
Dennis and Regina McLemore
Dennis McLemoreStilwell, OK
Lucy will be missed by many, she was a beautiful soul. Praying for peace and comfort for the family.
I was so sorry to hear about Lucy. My thoughts and prayers are with all the family at this time.
Jackie Pruitt HopperSherwood, AR
So sorry to hear about your loss. Lucy was a sweet lady.I enjoyed not only working with Lucy but teaching her as I did with many of her brothers and sisters.The family has lost a precious lady.
Barbara WorleyStilwell, OK