1933 – 2023
Janet Dolores (Wheeler) Huffman 89 of Raceland, KY went to be with the Lord on January 15, 2023 at Trinity Station in Flatwoods, KY.
She was born in Ashland, KY on August 29, 1933 a daughter of the late Eskie M. & Amanda Jewell Chandler Wheeler.
Dolores cherished her family, her role as a wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Nan as her four grandchildren called her or Nana-great as her two great grandchildren affectionately called her.
From humble beginnings in a log cabin in Blaine, KY before moving to Catlettsburg and then to Raceland, where she graduated Salutatorian of the 1952 class at Raceland High School. She will be fondly remembered for her kind and generous heart, words of wisdom, and her sound advice.
She was a member of Worthington Nazarene Church, worked for Ashland Oil and Paul R. Coffey Construction. Dolores was an avid reader and loved cooking for her family, Holden Beach vacations, and traveling to forty-seven states with various friends and family members.
Dolores is enjoying a heavenly reunion with her parents, Eskie M Wheeler and Amanda Jewell Wheeler; her loving husband of 56 years, Billy Joe Huffman; her sisters, Kay Wheeler Stephenson (Larry) and infant sister Martha Wheeler; brother, Clarence Wheeler; brother-in-laws Bob Huffman, Luther Trott, Curt Adkins and Charles Huffman; sister-in-law Sue Brown (Darrell).
She is survived by two sons, Robert Huffman (Ruth Boggs), Barry Huffman (Lynda Bailey); daughter, Renata Huffman Boggs (Ira); granddaughters, Ashley, Jessica, Katlyn (Sierra) and Kaley; great granddaughters; Ava and Alaya; brother, Charles “Buck” Wheeler (Veronica); sister Carol Sue Trott Hayes (Ron); sister-in-laws Lucy Adkins, Phyllis Huffman, Sharon Huffman, Janet Wheeler and many nieces, nephew, cousins, extended family and friends.
Funeral service to honor the life of Dolores will be 1:00 PM, Saturday, January 21, 2023 at Wright’s Funeral Home in Greenup, KY by Dr. Thomas Melvin.
Burial will follow in the Huffman Cemetery in Argillite, KY.
Visitation will be after 6:00 PM Friday, January 20, 2023 and one hour before the funeral Saturday at the funeral home.
Wright’s Funeral Home in Greenup, KY has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Online condolences may be made at www.wrightsfuneralhome.com.