Wessie Dell Wiley (92), affectionately known as Pudge, formerly of Patmos, Ga. passed away Friday, July 3, 2015 at Early Memorial Nursing Home in Blakely, GA. A graveside service will be held on Monday, July 6, 2015 at 11 AM in the Crossroads Cemetery in Damascus, GA. with Dr. Joe L. Ford officiating.
Miss Wiley was born in Damascus, Ga. November 9, 1922 to the late John Wesley Wiley and Ollie Dell Lanier Wiley Jones. She was a graduate of Elmodel High School and the Martha Berry College in Rome, GA. where she received her Business Education Degree. She was a member of Milford Baptist Church where she was active in the church choir. She was a retired business educator. She taught in Jennings and Jasper, Fla. school systems, the Doerun, GA. (Colquitt County) school system and Baker County High School in Newton, GA. She was a member of the Peter Early Chapter of the D. A. R. and Chapter # 282 Order of the Eastern Star.
Other than her parents she was preceded in death by 2 brothers; J.W. Wiley and James Leslie Wiley and by 2 sisters; Emma Wiley Ingram and Louise Wiley Thompson, as well as a nephew, Stanton Cunningham.
She is survived by a sister, Lois Wiley Cunningham (98) and husband Earl, of Valdosta, GA, a brother-in-law, Robert L. Ingram of Gig Harbor, WA; 3 Nieces: Wanda Baker of Ft. Gaines, GA., Glyndell George of Greensboro, Ga. and Charlotte Ford of Valdosta, GA.; 6 Nephews: Wesley Wiley of Orlando, Fl., Bob Ingram of Fox Island, WA. , Lee Ingram of Annapolis, MD., Olin Thompson of Blakely GA., Linton Thompson of Arlington, GA. and Steve Cunningham, Valdosta, Ga. Many great nieces and nephews also survive.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Milford Baptist Church at 1438 Milford Church Rd. Leary, GA. 39862