Obituary of Faye Ritcherson Wylie
Funeral services for Faye Ritcherson Wylie, age 94, of Lake Wedowee will be held on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at 2:00 PM at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Bro. Josh Hickman, Bro. Steve McGinnis, and Bro. Jacob Wilkerson officiating. Burial will follow at Randolph Memory Gardens.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00-7:00 PM on Tuesday, June 29, 2021.
Mrs. Wylie passed away Sunday, June 27, 2021, at her home.
Survivors include one son, Bob Wylie (Jane) of Oxford; three daughters, Denise Worthington (Carl) of Villa Rica, GA, Lee Ann Wylie and Ellen Sims (Paul), both of Wadley; nine grandchildren, Robert Mark Wylie, Jr. (Dana), Eric Key, Daniel Worthington, Derek Worthington (Ashley), Brooke Wheat (Thad), Matt Wylie, Justin Key (Cara), Lane Sims (Rachel), and Mandi Wylie; ten great-grandchildren, Robert Jackson Wylie, MaKenzie Key, Brooklyn Worthington, Addy Wylie, Livy Anne Wylie, Olivia Worthington, Ryder Worthington, Aubree Key, Ben Wheat, and Oliver Worthington; and special caregivers, Misty Vinson, Hazel Staples, Heather Langley, and Connie Hester.
Pallbearers will be Robert Mark Wylie, Jr., Eric Key, Daniel Worthington, Derek Worthington, Matt Wylie, Justin Key, Lane Sims, and Robert Jackson Wylie. Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Boyd, David Harmon, Daryl Harmon, Chris Birdsong, Waymon Hodges, Jerrell Hodges, her Sunday School class, and the Sisterhood of the Scripture Bible Study Group.
A Randolph County native, Mrs. Wylie was born on November 21, 1926, the daughter of Annie Lola Mapp Ritcherson. She was an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Wedowee where she was a Sunday School teacher, a member of the UMW, and was active in the Sisterhood of the Scripture Bible Study Group and was a member of Radney’s Chapel UMC before moving to Lake Wedowee in 1983. Mrs. Wylie was a housewife and mother, a Cub Scout Den Mother and Girl Scout Leader, a member of the Wedowee Hospital Auxiliary (Pink Ladies), and a member of the Wedowee Garden Club. She was also an active member of the Keenagers Retirement Group of Wedowee. Mrs. Wylie was preceded in death by her mother; her husband, Robert Wylie; and her siblings, Willie Mae Ritcherson Pinkard, Flora Belle Ritcherson Ward, and William Jennings “Jack” Ritcherson.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Randolph County Animal Shelter at 104 Animal Shelter Road, Wedowee, AL 36278, or Alabama Hospice, 801 Noble Street, Suite 700, Anniston, AL 36201.