Ms. Arsie L. Wheeler, 86, was born October 14, 1932 in Lexington County to the late Ward Wheeler and Sereda Black Wheeler. She departed this earthly life to be with the Lord on June 2, 2019 at NHC Lexington Healthcare.
Arsie was educated in the public school system of Leesville (Lexington County). She moved to New York at a young age where she received a Nurses Aid Certification. She moved back to South Carolina where she worked and retired from Lexington Extended Care (Rikard’s Nursing Home) as a Dietician.
At an early age, she received Christ and joined St. James C.M.E. Church, where she faithfully served until her health failed in 2017 as the President of the Usher Board, Vice President of the Missionary Society, Stewardess, and Choir. She faithfully attended C.M.E. Sunday School Revival.
She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She enjoyed spending quality time with her family. She enjoyed fishing, cooking/baking, gardening, crocheting/knitting, and playing BINGO.
She was also predeceased by her brother; Julian (Bump) Wheeler, adopted sister; Mattie Lou Black, and granddaughter Samantha Mackey.
Although her life here on earth has ended, loving and fond memories will remain the hearts of her four devoted children: Edward Wheeler of Leesville, SC, Violetta (Jimmy) Mackey of Okatie, SC, Mary (James F.) Foulks of Lexington, SC and Ruby (Clinton) Lowery of Aiken, SC; Grandchildren: James Roderick Foulks of Springsboro, Ohio, Christopher Corbett of Gilbert, SC, Kenneth (Carrie) Foulks of Lexington, SC, DeAndria Mackey of Brooklyn, NY, Tonya Mackey of Beaumont, TX, Angela (Dwight) House of Houston, TX, and Damon (LaTorshe) Mackey of Lake Charles, LA; Great- grandchildren: Kristen Corbett, Ashlyn Foulks, Cameron Corbett, and Emily Foulks. One Adopted brother, James Lawson of Bronx, NY, God daughter, Gloria Clark Williams, God son, Frank Hallman, devoted and loving cousins Ormenia Dubose and family, a devoted friend ”sister”, Susanne Summers; And a host of loving relatives and friends.
We, the family of the (late) Arsie L. Wheeler would like to extend our heartfelt appreciation to our friends, healthcare professionals, and NHC Lexington staff for the outpouring of love toward us during our period of bereavement. We will forever be grateful for your visits, phone calls, prayers, flowers, cards, and other expressions of love. We pray a special blessing upon each of you.
St John CME Church Cemetery
11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 8
St James C.M.E. Church
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, June 7
Barr-Price Funeral Home
256 Main St.
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