Gearldene Barnett Wyles Shiel
Gearldene Barnett Wyles Shiel, 76, of McComb, passed away on Nov. 1, 2020, at her residence. Visitation will be held on Thursday, Nov. 5 from 5 until 8 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello, continuing Friday, Nov. 6 from 10 until service time at 11 a.m. at Wilson Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow in Providence Baptist Church Cemetery in Jayess. Bro. Stephen Wyles and Bro. Johnny Calcote will officiate, with Wilson Funeral Home handling arrangements.
Gearldene was born Feb. 26, 1944, in Lawrence County, to Willard and Dorothy Brown Barnett. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend. She was a kind-hearted woman who enjoyed caring and providing for others, especially close friends and family. Gearldene enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She was a member of New Zion Baptist Church in Monticello. Gearldene will be missed by everyone.
Those preceding her in death were her parents; husbands, John Wyles and Royce “Sonny” Shiel; three brothers; and one sister.
Gearldene is survived by her sons, Danny Wyles (Connie), of Hardy, Ark.; John Wyles (Christy), of Monticello; and Stephen Wyles (Jennifer), of Natchez; sister, Dyan Mead, of McComb; brothers, Richard Barnett (Loretta), of Anderson, S.C.; and Willard Jr. Barnett (Jamie), of Monticello,; 10 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.