Mrs. Wiley fought her fight and finished her course and went to be with her Lord on Jan. 24, 2012, at her residence.
Born Sept. 1, 1936, in Banks County, she was the daughter of the late Hallie and Fannie Merritt Wilson. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her sisters, Claudie Craven and Maudie Bennett; and brothers, Eugene and Joe Wilson.
She was a homemaker and an active member of Living Word Tabernacle. Mrs. Wiley enjoyed mowing the lawn, cooking and gardening but most of all caring for others.
Survivors include her loving husband of 59 years, Julian Wiley; daughter and son-in-law, Miriam and Allen McElwaney of Gainesville; son, William Wiley of Lula; sons and daughters-in-law, Ray and Freda Wiley and Phillip and Greta Wiley, all of Lula; sister, Barbara Payne of Gainesville; brothers, William Wilson of Homer and Donald Wilson of Gillsville.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia is in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
January 27, 2012