Gay Sharon Smith Wheeler, age 70, of Bluff City, TN went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, June 11, 2019 in the Bristol Regional Medical Center.  She was born October 4, 1948, in Bristol, TN a daughter of the late Verlin and Frances “Tee” Smith.  She was a member of Johnson Chapel Church, and she retired from Glaxo Smith Kline.

Left behind to cherish her memory are her loving husband and best friend of 43 years, Bobby Joe Wheeler; special daughter, Chrystie ­­­­­­­­Phipps; special granddaughter, Abigail Artrip; grandson, Andrew Phipps; twin brother, Gary Smith and wife Joan; brother, Jeff Smith and wife Debbie; and special furry friend, Gracie

The funeral service will be held 6:00 pm, Thursday, June 13, 2019 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Bill Felty and Pastor Bobby Joe Wheeler officiating.  The family will receive friends prior to the service from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at the funeral home.  Pallbearers will be family and friends.  There will be a funeral procession leaving the funeral home 10:15 am, Friday, June 14, 2019 going to Eastern Heights Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be given to the American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852.