Verene Wheat, age 90 of Fairfield, Ohio (formerly of Russell County), died Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at the Mercy Fairfield Hospital in Fairfield, Ohio. She was born September 6, 1927 in Russell County, KY to the late Christopher Columbus & Letha Foley Scales.
Verene was a homemaker.
Preceded in death by her husband: Johnnie Wheat, 10 siblings: Blisco Scales, Captola Withers, Bernis Scales, Lenola McFarland, Ralph Scales, Garnet Scales, Inez Abbott, Garland Scales, Irene Bryant & Eldred Scales
2 children: Libby Meirose, Cinn., OH; Margie Cox, Blanchester, OH
5 grandsons: James Cox, Mark Cox, Rob Meirose, John Meirose, Scott Meirose
12 great grandchildren
1 great-great grandchild
1 sister: Gerldine Twyford, Russell Springs
Funeral service: 12pmCT Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel
Visitation: 10-12pmCT Saturday
Interment: New Friendship Cemetery
Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.