Eilene Wheat

Obituary of Eilene Wheat

Eilene Pratt Wheat, 66 of Bedford, passed away Thursday, April 8, 2010 at Bedford Memorial Hospital. She was born on Monday, April 19, 1943 in Floyd Co., a daughter of the late Oscola Pratt and Vernie Hall Pratt. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Doris Lynn Wheat, a brother, Palmer G. Pratt & his wife, Carolyn, and a sister, Nadiene P. Turner & her husband, Edwin. She was retired from Wachovia Bank and also Arthur's Business Service and was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church. Surviving is her husband, Owen Carter Wheat; a sister, Hattie McMillan & husband, Wayne of Forest; and many special nieces & nephews. The family requests those wishing to make memorials to consider Ebenezer United Methodist Church, c/o Roger Layne, 1155 Reynolds Road, Bedford, VA 24253. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 10, 2010 at 11:00 AM at Updike Funeral Chapel, Bedford with Rev. Mark Wilkerson officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Friends may call Friday after 11 AM and the family will receive friends from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford. Eilene Pratt Wheat, 66 of Bedford, passed away Thursday, April 8, 2010 at Bedford Memorial Hospital. She was born on Monday, April 19, 1943 in Floyd Co., a daughter of the late Oscola Pratt and Vernie Hall Pratt. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Doris Lynn Wheat, a brother, Palmer G. Pratt & his wife, Carolyn, and a sister, Nadiene P. Turner & her husband, Edwin. She was retired from Wachovia Bank and also Arthur's Business Service and was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church. Surviving is her husband, Owen Carter Wheat; a sister, Hattie McMillan & husband, Wayne of Forest; and many special nieces & nephews. The family requests those wishing to make memorials to consider Ebenezer United Methodist Church, c/o Roger Layne, 1155 Reynolds Road, Bedford, VA 24253. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 10, 2010 at 11:00 AM at Updike Funeral Chapel, Bedford with Rev. Mark Wilkerson officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Friends may call Friday after 11 AM and the family will receive friends from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.
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