Barbara Jean Wheatley, 77, of Clarksdale died July 23, 2021.
Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 31, 2021 at Pleasant Valley Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. John E. Givins officiating. Burial is at Heavenly Rest Cemetery in Lyon. Visitation is 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, July 30, 2021 at Pleasant Valley Missionary Baptist Church.
Her love extended to Joseph Henry Wheatley and was sealed in holy matrimony on Sept.19, 1959. Victor H. Wheatley of Clarksdale and Valerie H. Wheatley of New Orleans, La.. were born to this union. Cherished memories extend from her brother Willie Evert (TAB) Whitaker; Chicago, Ill., grandson LeMarcus T. Taylor, Clarksdale and a god son Jameco K. Malone of Clarksdale and numerous other family members, extended family, former students and friends.
She was a Retired Coahoma County educator of 31 years.
She was the inspirational founding leader of Women of Joy (2003), Clarksdale - a Bible believing ministry of redeemed women who a determined to share our love and beliefs.
Woolf Funeral Home is handling arrangements.