Velma Wheeler Faison, 85, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday. A native of Johnston County she was daughter to the late Joseph & Zettie Hinnant Wheeler. Mrs. Faison was retired from First Union Bank. Velma loved cooking and playing cards but her family were her life.
She was preceded in death by a son, Charles Thomas Faison.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 67 years, Lynwood Thomas Faison of the home, son, Lynwood Wheeler Faison (Lenita Childree), grandchildren, Andrew Faison, Brett Faison (Victoria), Clint Faison, & great grandson, Thomas Faison.
Funeral service 3 pm, Monday, Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, 211 W. Third St., Wendell with visitation from 1 pm -3 pm prior to the service. Burial, Hephzibah Baptist Church Cemetery. www.strickland funeralhomes.net