Donna A. Wheatley

Donna A. (Ames) Wheatley, 87, of Covington, passed into the presence of her Saviour on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro.

Born on May 17, 1927, in Covington, she was the daughter of Judson and Matilda (Managan) Ames. Donna and her husband, George E. Wheatley, celebrated 63 years of marriage on Aug. 26, 2013.

Prior to her retirement, Donna was employed as a housekeeper with Sampson’s Motel in Mansfield. She attended Bakerburg Community Church and enjoyed gardening and crafts.

In addition to her husband, George, Donna is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Patsy Ann and Brad Evans, of Coventry, Conn.; a brother and sister-in-law, Vaughn and Joanne Ames, of Mosherville; two grandchildren, Brent Evans, of IL, Megan Hill, of MS; and four great-grandchildren. Donna was predeceased by seven brothers and sisters, Naomi, Lucille, Ronald, Leonard, Harold, Terrel and Glen.

Family and friends are invited to call from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday, June 20, 2014, at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield. Funeral services will be held immediately following calling hours at 6 p.m. at the funeral chapel with Pastor David Dressler officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Covington.

Memorial contributions may be made to Child Evangelism Fellowship of Wellsboro, 16 Charleston St., Wellsboro, PA 16901.