Velma (Amanda) Carney Styles Wheeler, 85 passed away Friday, August 3rd, 2018 in the privacy of her home in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Velma Carney was born March 27th, 1933 in Martin County, North Carolina to Mr. and Mrs. Arlester Carney. She attended Douglass Park Elementary School and was a graduate of I.C Norcom High School in Portsmouth, Virginia.
On October 27th,1950, she married her 1st husband Taylor Styles in Manhattan, N.Y. Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Styles union brought forth seven children. After the passing of her 1st Husband, she became a CNA at Pilgrim Psychiatric Center in Long Island N.Y.; where she was respected and loved by all colleagues and affiliates. She later married Issac Wheeler and relocated to Virginia Beach, Virginia where she continued her hobbies of shopping and community involvement. Mrs. Velma Wheeler was a devoted and highly respected Jehovah Witness. She was a strong, family first person who was adored and respected by family, friends and her community.
Velma Wheeler was predeceased by Mr. and Mrs. Carney (mother and father of Velma Wheeler) Mr. Taylor Styles (first husband), Mr. Isaac Wheeler (2nd husband), Lula Cowell (sister) Robert Carney (brother) Rachel Mulligan (sister) Belinda Skeete Williams (daughter), Paula Graves (daughter), Anthony Styles (son) and Larry Styles (son), Alfred D. Graves (grandson), Charles Taylor Skeete (grandson).
Left to cherish her memory are Ms. Connie Styles Graham (daughter), Mr. Robert Alester Styles (son) and wife Marsha Roberts-Styles, Kirk Randall Styles and wife Veronica Manson Styles. Grandchildren Andrea Graham, Sarah Graham, Christy Graham, Styles Skeete Williams, Winter Graham, Velma Shyvers, Anthony Graves, Ernest Graves, Takeena Roberts, Robert (Styles) Roberts, Michael Styles, Christopher Styles, Leah Styles, Romello Styles, Kevin Styles, and a Host of great grands and great, great grands as well as nieces, nephews, cousins and family friends.
A memorial service will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness, 184 Pritchard Road in Virginia Beach, Virginia at 5pm on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. A visitation will be held on Thursday, August 9, 2018 from 12pm-3pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5033 Rouse Drive, Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Date: Thursday, August 9, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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