Georgia Mae Wiley

November 11, 1927 ‒ November 29, 2005

Delaware, Ohio

Georgia Mae Wiley, age 78, of Delaware passed away on Tuesday morning, November 29, 2005 at Grady Memorial Hospital.

She was born in Columbus, Ohio on November 11, 1927 to the late Andrew and Leota Mae (Robinette) Watkins.

Georgia married her loving husband of 62 years when she was 15 years old, Earl William Wiley, on May 25, 1943. Together they lived in Columbus before moving to Delaware in 1982.

Georgia took pride in caring for all of the responsibilities at home and to her children “she was the best mother anyone could ever have.” To her grandchildren, she will be remembered as “Groovin’ Granny” for her wonderful personality. Always dependable and protective, she was her family’s “Earth Bound Guardian Angel.” She was truly loved and will be sadly missed by her whole family.

Georgia had a passion for making crafts at her daughter’s shop “Fran’s Country Crafts”, her specialties being hats and angels. She also enjoyed watching her beloved New York Yankees, and attending her Parent-Teacher Association meetings while her children were in school.

In addition to her husband, she leaves to cherish her memory, three daughters: Jean Heightland of Delaware, Fran (Chuck) Orum of Lewis Center, and Judi (Lou) Peck of Idaho, seven grandchildren: Jake Wiley and his partner Chris Hoffman of Columbus, Bob (Kim) Summerfield of Delaware, Kenny (Tammie) Griffith of Marengo, Karlene Allen and Tony Bennett of Delaware, Kelly (Ron) Janson of North Carolina, Anna (Devon) Heats of Utah, and Tim (Mary) Wiley of White Hall, fifteen great-grandchildren: Ashley Summerfield, Stacy, Amy and John Arndt, Sean and Rebecca Allen, and Brittany Bennett all of Delaware, Kip, Kaleb and Kristina Griffith of Marengo, Dawson, Luke, Marissa and Morgan Jansen of North Carolina, and Little William Heats of Utah, Alyssa, Christian, Noah, and Luke Wiley of White Hall, her sister and best friend Cheri Roush of Delaware and Gladys (Everett) Dove of Kentucky, nephew: Jack Dove, two nieces: Sue Miller of West Virginia, and Rachel Dove of Kentucky, two-great nephews: Brandon and Justin Walker of Kentucky, and one great-niece: Lara Miller of West Virginia.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son: Robert William Wiley, and granddaughter: Melissa Wiley.

The family will greet friends on Friday from 2 – 4 & 6 – 8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 75 W. William St., Delaware, where funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 3, at Noon, with Pastor Margaret Hawk officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer Association of Ohio, Delaware Branch Office, 39 W. Winter St., Delaware, Ohio 43015.

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