Joanne Wheeler, 83, of Tuxedo, North Carolina, passed away on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at Life Care Center of Hendersonville. She was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Bradford Wheeler, or Keg Wheeler as he was more commonly known, who died on September 10, 2011.
She was a member of St. John in the Wilderness Episcopal Church in Flat Rock, NC. Joanne had been employed as Assistant Director of Camp Glen Arden, in Arden and Tuxedo, NC, and also as an English and History teacher at Flat Rock Jr. High School.
She is survived by her son, Kenneth Bradford Wheeler, Jr. (Tad) of Hendersonville, NC; daughter, Cynthia Ann Wheeler (Cindy) of Loomis, CA; grandchildren, Jessica Ann Wheeler (Jessie) of Burlington, NC, Sally Virginia Lee of Rennes, France, and William Patrick Lee (Willy) of Asheville, NC.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, January 2, 2015 at St. John in the Wilderness Episcopal Church, which is located at 1905 Greenville Highway, Flat Rock, NC 28731. Reverend Alex Viola will officiate, and a coffee reception will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Camp Glen Arden Directorís Fund, a scholarship program for camp. P.O. Box 7 Tuxedo, NC 28784.