Rose Faye Alford Wheeler

Rose Faye Alford Wheeler

Rose Faye Alford Wheeler
September 11, 1940 – December 7, 2019

WENDELL – Rose Faye Alford Wheeler, 79, died Saturday.  She was born in Wake County to the late Carlton & Inez Wall Alford.  She worked many years as office manager at Wendell Garment Company & later at Young’s Place.  She was the best mama anyone could ever have, a woman of great faith, strength, and independence.  She loved to garden, cut grass, & was a great cook.  She was preceded in death by her daughter, Jennene Faulkner, & siblings, Jerry Alford & Danny Alford.

She is survived by her children, Renee Driver; Jamy Wheeler (Kathy), granddaughter, Hannah, & son-in-law, Ronnie Faulkner, step grandson, Bobby Sellers (Carrie), step great grandchildren, R. J., Allie Ann, Reagan, & special family member, Clarice.

Flowers welcomed or memorials may be made to a charity of choice.

Funeral 2 pm, Tuesday, Baptist Tabernacle Church with visitation from 12:30 – 1:45, prior to the service & other times at her home.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.


  • LISA PULLEY Posted December 8, 2019 5:35 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family

  • John and Stephanie Swope Posted December 9, 2019 7:14 am

    Please accept our sincere condolences. Mrs. Wheeler was a loving and very kind lady. I always admired her independence and love of her family. May God bless comfort and bless your family.

  • Worth & Gail Hinton-Brown Posted December 10, 2019 8:29 pm

    Prayers to the family.

  • Antioch Baptist Church Hwy 39 Middlesex, NC 27576 Posted December 10, 2019 8:30 pm


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