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“My deepest condolences to Glonda, Sheri and all the family. May God comfort you all. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Becky Jarrett - Toronto

“To the whole family, I am so sorry for your loss. We had some great times with her on my mom's back porch. So many memories. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Jane Poulson - North Chesterfield, VA

“May God be with you and your family, Glonda. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Donnie Wheeler - Chesapeake, VA

“Glonda and family I was so sad to hear about the passing of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Debbie and Teddy Vaughn ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Debbie Vaughn - Pearisburg, VA

“I'm greatly saddened by the loss of sweet Iris. I only got to take care of her for a short while, but I've grown very close to her. So sorry for the...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Courtney Heinlein - Narrows, VA

“Gonda and family, I am so sorry to hear you have lost your sweet mother. I pray you find comfort in the precious memories you have. Prayers for...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Anita & Ed Myers - Raleigh, NC

“Glonda so very sorry for your mother passing. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Susi & Gary Wills - Rich Creek, VA

“Glonnda so very sorry for your mother passing. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Susi & Gary Wills - Rich Creek, VA

Iris Eastburn Wheeler, 91 of Narrows, departed this life on Sunday, October 9th, 2016 at Heritage Hall in Rich Creek.

She was born in Oakvale, West Virginia on July 31st, 1925, and was the daughter of the late Wirt Lee and Sarah Catherine Crawford Eastburn. In addition to her mother and father, she was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Jefferson Wheeler; a son, Steven Wayne Wheeler; a sister, Ruby White; three brothers, David, Thomas and Norman Eastburn.

Iris was a longtime faithful member of Kathleen Memorial United Methodist Church on Wolf Creek, and served in the VFW Post #6000 Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed fishing and gardening.

Left to cherish her memory are a daughter, Glonda Jennings and husband Roger of Rich Creek; a stepson, Samuel Wheeler and wife Brenda of Narrows; seven grandchildren, Chad Pruett, Matthew Jennings, Austin Jennings, Sabrina Wheeler, Michael Wheeler and wife Lisa, Sheri Jennings-Kosgei, and husband Alex Sang, Brittani Jennings-Quigley and husband Evan; seven great-grandchildren, Alexandra Kosgei, Jennings Kosgei, Mackenzie Quigley, Kayle Murray, Jessica Lung, Allison Wheeler, Brandon Williams; a great-great grandchild, Raelynn Murray; many nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 at 1 PM in the Chapel of Riffe's Funeral Service in Narrows with Rev. Betsy Switzer officiating. Burial will follow in the Oakvale Cemetery at Oakvale, West Virginia. The family will receive friends at Riffe's Funeral Chapel Wednesday from 11 AM until just prior to the service. The family requests that those sending memorial contributions, please consider Kathleen Memorial United Methodist Church.

The family is being served by Riffe's Funeral Service in Narrows, (540) 726-2442, and online at

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