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Wilma Faye Owens Healey

August 26, 1938 — December 13, 2022

Mrs. Wilma Faye Owens Healey, 84, passed away on Tuesday, December 13, 2022. She was born in Wilkes County on August 26, 1938 to Herbert Orren Owens and Edith Waters Owens. Wilma loved traveling, gardening, and going to the mountains. She was an excellent homemaker for 35 years. More than anything, she loved her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by all who had the privilege to know her. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Edward Healey; son, Michael Anthony Vannoy; grandson, Gary Lankford, Jr.; great-grandson, Elijah Darian Lahey; and numerous brothers and sisters. She is survived by her children, Lewis Vannoy, Wilma “Wendy” Whitt, Vicki Lankford (Frank Tolbert), and Shelly Lankford (Gary); grandchildren, Chasity C. Baker, Jody Lynn Hall, Katie Sue Eller, Samantha Michelle Vannoy, Porsché Lahey, Christopher Harris, Robert Harris, Johnathon Delk, Jefferson Caine Lankford, Gary Lankford, Jr., Misty Dawn Grubbs, and Brittney Sapp; numerous great-grandchildren; and numerous brothers and sisters. The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Saturday, December 17, 2022 at Gentry Family Funeral Service in Yadkinville. The family would like to say a special thank you to Wellcare Hospice and Mrs. Healey's caregiver and friend, Pat Rennix, for the wonderful care and compassion provided over the last several months. Gentry Family Funeral Service of Yadkinville is serving the Healey family.

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Saturday, December 17, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gentry Family Funeral Service

, Yadkinville, NC 27055

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