Mary Ann Wheeles
Mary Ann Wheeles
  • May 24, 1940 - January 25, 2017
  • Douglasville, Georgia

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Mrs. Mary Ann Wheeles, age 76, of Douglasville, GA passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2017. She was born May 24, 1940 in Sylacauga, AL to the late Harry and Mary Ann Appleby. Mrs. Wheeles was a virtuous woman with such qualities as being very hardworking and honest. As many will recall, Mary Ann was a spunky lady. She liked to play gin rummy and bridge. She enjoyed doing arts and crafts as well as being outdoors, especially at the lake house. Her dogs held a special place in her heart, but she loved all animals, especially pandas and eagles. Mary Ann’s favorite pastime was spending time with her family, her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchild.

Preceding her in death are her parents and her sister Dora Garrett.

She is survived by the love of her life, her husband Guy Wheeles; daughters Dawn and husband Craig Pool as well as Kristy Wheeles; two grandchildren Trevor and Taylor Pool; great-grandchild Grady Lloyd and numerous nephews, nieces, and other family members.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 1 until 3 o’clock pm. A memorial service will follow at 3 o’clock pm in the Rosehaven Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mary Ann’s honor to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105,, or World Wildlife Foundation, 1-800-CALL-WWF or

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Arrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246