Reatthie Loretta Wheeler, 73, of Sheridan, Arkansas formerly of Brockwell, Arkansas, passed away, Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas
She was born in Dixie, Arkansas on March 13, 1946, daughter of the late Jim and Onedita (Forkum) Pittman. Loretta spent her life as a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She was united in marriage to the late Bud Wheeler on August 1, 1961 in Dixie, Arkansas and from this union six children were born. During her working years, Loretta worked at the shoe factory and was a caregiver. Loretta was of the Jehovah Witness faith.
Loretta is survived by her children; Teresa Easter of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas, Diane (Phillip) Casey of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas, Brenda (Jerry) McCormick of Tennessee, Tom Wheeler (Kirk Emerson) of Mountain Home, Arkansas, Mark (Kay) Wheeler of Oregon and Steve (Jennifer) Wheeler of Sheridan, Arkansas; adopted in love daughter, Stacy Brackett of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas; grandchildren, Joseph Lee, Amber Perkins, Timothy Lee, Cody Casey, Dakota Casey, Nicole McFarland, Tyler Wheeler, Anna Henry, Spree McCormick, Hunter McCormick, Cody Thomas, Tanner Casey and Jessica Breuyette; 22 great grandchildren; sisters, Mildra Pierce of Batesville, Arkansas, Connie Brewer of Bono, Arkansas and Sandra (Jack) Duke of Antioch, Arkansas and brothers, Doug (Shirley) Pittman of Illinois, Leon (Debbie) Pittman of Violet Hill, Arkansas and Clyde (Betty) Pittman of Jonesboro, Arkansas.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bud Wheeler; grandson, James Davis; parents, Jim and Onedita Pittman; sister, Jean Hutchison and brothers, David Pittman, Ernie Pittman, Louie Pittman and Wayne Pittman.
Memorial service will be Saturday, July 6, 2019 beginning at 3:00 PM at the Franklin Community Center.
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