Becky Wheeless Williams

Becky Wheeless Williams

Becky Wheeless Williams
October 24, 1930 – September 20, 2018

WENDELL – Becky Wheeless Williams, 87, made her ascension to her Heavenly home early Thursday morning with her family by her side. She was born in Nash County to the late Roosevelt Park & Gertrude Elizabeth Taylor Wheeless. She worked for the North Carolina Department of Corrections. Becky was a loving mother, grandmother & friend to many who will be dearly missed.

She is survived by her children, Neil Buchanan (Jan) of Wendell, Steve Buchanan (Jeannie) of Wake Forest, Chris Buchanan (Amanda) of Knightdale & Karen Deaver (Duane) of Houston, TX, grandchildren, Stephanie Tolbert (Chris), Patricia Moore (Jesse), Evelyn Burns (Art), Jessica Jones (Jason), Miriam Deaver, Bill Buchanan (Colleen), Steve Buchanan (Kellie), David Buchanan (Christine) & Brandon Buchanan, great grandchildren, Jackson Tolbert, Alex & Kaitlin Wakefield, Ellie, Ammon, Lizzie & Andrew Burns, Wesley, Meredith & Vivian Jones, Whitley Buchanan, Gracie Hodge, Emma & Lucas Buchanan, Adam & Lea Jessop & great-great grandson, Wyatt Bell.

A Funeral Service will be held at 1pm, Monday, September 24, 2018 at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Zebulon Ward. Visitation will conduct 11:30am – 12:45pm prior to the service and other times at the home of Neil and Jan Buchanan. Burial to follow at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, NC 27591.


  • Kathren Capps Posted September 22, 2018 10:33 am

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time. She will be missed.

  • Vicky Garrison Posted September 23, 2018 12:50 pm

    Dear “Buchanan Family”, So sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother, I considered her and you guys as part of my family from my early days in the Church. I will be heading up to Kentucky tomorrow to visit my sister so will not be able to be at the funeral. Please know that my love and prayers are with all the family–there is a special place in my heart for you all.

  • Tim Wilson Posted October 31, 2018 12:31 am

    I’m just finding out the loss of my second mother. My heart aches more than words can say. Momma “B” was one of the most generous and loving people I have ever met. Neil, Steve, Karen and Chris my deepest condolences and all my love to you and the rest of the family.

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