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Joanne E. Wheaton


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Joanne E. Wheaton Obituary
Joanne E. Wheaton

Newark, MD - Joanne Elizabeth Wheaton, age 84, died Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Catered Living in ocean Pines. Born in Newark, MD she was the daughter of the late Elisha Maurice Jones and Emily Dennis Jones. She was preceded in death by her husband David Franklin Wheaton, Sr. in 2012. Surviving are her sons, David F. Wheaton, Jr. and his wife Terry of Newark, and Michael Wheaton of Berlin, four grandchildren, Michelle Adkins, Brittany Wheaton, Claire Wheaton, Marissa Wheaton, and one great-granddaughter, Amara Smack. Also surviving is a brother Robert Maurice Jones and his wife Edna of Snow Hill, a sister, Barbara McBride of FL, and several nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death was a sister, Emily Dell Jones.

Mrs. Wheaton was a graduate of Snow Hill High School, and had been employed with the Worcester County Board of Education as a teacher for 37 years. She was a member of Spence Baptist Church in Snow Hill. In her spare times she loved taking vacations with her grandchildren, and was an avid Orioles fan.

A funeral service will be held on Sunday, June 17th, at 2:00 PM, at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Rev. Ken Elligson will officiate. Interment will follow in Bowen Cemetery in Newark. A donation in her memory may be made to: Spence Baptist Church, 7603 Spence Church Rd., Snow Hill, MD 21863, or to Bowen United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 87, 8426 Bowen Rd., Newark, MD 21841. Letters of condolence may be sent via: www.burbagefuneralhome.com
Published in The Daily Times on June 15, 2018
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