June 15, 1932 - September 21, 2021
Barbara Jean (Hurley) Wheeler, age 89, passed away peacefully under the care of family and hospice on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. Barbara Jean Wheeler was born on June 15, 1932, in Pontiac, Michigan to the late Grover Cleveland Hurley and Lena Flossy (Rabideau) Hurley. She enjoyed camping, swimming, word search books and going on trips to Florida. Barbara loved her westerns especially Gunsmoke. Barbara was employed at Flint General Motors for nine years and raised four rambunctious boys! She is survived by her loving children, Jack (Joanne) Wheeler, John (Judy) Wheeler, James (Trish) Wheeler, and Rodney (Barbara) Wheeler; grandchildren, Victor (Kim) Wheeler, Peggy (Mike) Bailey, Jeremey (Valerie) Wheeler, Stephanie (Bob) Steel, Elizabeth (Jonathan) Chastain, John (Anna) Wheeler, Kylee Wheeler, James Wheeler, Jr., Christopher Wheeler, Joshua Wheeler, Taylor (Nick) Brookshire; fifteen great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Grover Cleveland Hurley, Jr., and many cousins and friends. Barbara was preceded in passing by her husband, Jack Allen Wheeler, and a brother, David Courier. A visitation will be held on Sunday, September 26, 2021, at Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. A funeral mass will be held on Monday, September 27, 2021, at St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Church, Kalkaska at 11:00 a.m. with a visitation beginning at 10:30 a.m. at church. Interment will follow in Flint Memorial Park Cemetery, Mt. Morris, Michigan. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105, or Miraculous Medals, 475 East Chelten Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19144. These were some of Barbara’s favorite charities. The family would like to give a special thank you to the Munson Hospice and Palliative care team. One of Barbara’s favorite quotes: “Have a good day and a better tomorrow”. She will be missed by many family and friends. Arrangements provided by Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, our family serving yours.
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