ANNETTE J. WHEAT
Mrs. Annette J. Wheat, 82, of Hopewell, Virginia, went to rest with the Lord on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at Southside Regional Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Waverly Wheat Sr.; her father and mother, Solomon and Ruth Johnson; and four brothers, Elmer, Robert, Ollie, and Sidney Johnson.
Annette was a lifelong resident of Hopewell, VA, and attended Hopewell City Public Schools. She was a faithful employee of John Randolph Medical Center and retired with over 25 years of dedicated service.
Annette was a longtime member of First Baptist Church of City Point where she served faithfully on various ministries including the Deaconess Board until her health declined. She was a respected and committed resident of both the City Point community and Kings Court where she served as a member of the Kings Court Neighborhood Watch Association where all of her neighbors knew Mrs. Wheat by name.
Annette leaves to cherish her memories; two daughters, Antoinette Nesbitt (Andriko) of Hopewell, VA, and Lisa Taylor (Milton Sr.) of Prince George, VA; two sons, Waverly Wheat Jr. of Petersburg, VA, and Anthony Wheat (LaShawn) of Hopewell, VA; eight grandchildren, Tiffani Brown, Charon Nesbitt, Milton Taylor Jr. (Crystal), Michael Taylor, Milisa Taylor, Waverly Wheat III, Warren Wheat, and Ashely Wheat; eleven great-grandchildren; a brother, Solomon Johnson Jr. (Mary) of Hopewell, VA; and sister, Shelia Johnson of Hopewell, VA; four sisters-in-law, Anna Lee Wheat of Hopewell, VA, Alease Johnson of Hopewell, VA, Judy Johnson of Prince George, VA, and Olivia Johnson of Washington, D.C.; an aunt Viola Green of Hopewell, VA; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and other relatives and friends.
A Celebration of Life will be held, 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at First Baptist Church City Point, Hopewell. Internment will follow in church cemetery.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the staff of Bland & Tucker Funeral Homes, 1500 Arlington Rd., Hopewell. For more information call us at 804-458-5357 or visit us at blandandtuckerfuneralhomes.com.