In Memory of




Obituary for Denise Wheeler Walston

Mrs. Denise Wheeler Walston, 58, of Stantonsburg, passed away Tuesday, March 15, 2022, in the UNC Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born December 10, 1963, in Wilson County to Bobby Ray and Peggy Joy Webb Wheeler. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Pete Walston; brothers Greg Wheeler and Michael Wheeler.

Mrs. Walston retired from BB&T bank after 10 years of service. She enjoyed going to the beach and fishing with her family. Denise’s favorite flowers were sunflowers and she enjoyed watching her favorite bird, the hummingbird.

Those left to cherish her memory; her son David Crabtree and wife Shala; her daughter Brittany Newsome and husband Josh; grandchildren Caleb Newsome, Natalie Newsome, Haley Williams and husband Nicholas, and Emma Grace Crabtree; brothers Bobby Wheeler and wife Teresa, and Walter Wheeler, Anthony Wheeler and wife Tonya; sisters Rhonda Wheeler and husband Robbie, Pam Wheeler and husband Rick and her beloved nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends 11:00am- 1:00pm Saturday, March 26, 2022 in the sanctuary of Stantonsburg Pentecostal Holiness Church; 311 Moyton Ave, Stantonsburg, NC 27883. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Susan G. Komen Foundation; or mailed to Susan G. Komen Foundation, 13770 Noel Road, Suite 801889, Dallas, TX 75380.

Rouse Mortuary Service and Crematory are serving the Walston Family.