Melissa “Missy” Wheeler Burleson, 48, of Newport departed this life Tuesday, August 6, 2013.

She was born January 12, 1965 to Raymond and Della (Webb) Wheeler. She was preceded in death by her father. Her survivors are her husband; Clint Burleson of Newport, two sons; Shannon Herndon of Cave City, Ethan Burleson of Newport, two daughters; Whitney Magness of Newark, Kristi Burleson of Bald Knob, mother; Della Wheeler of Cave City, one brother; Kenny Wheeler of Evening Shade, one sister; Pam Waymack of Bald Knob, three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Friday, August 9, 2013 at Newport Pentecostal Church of God. Visitation was 1-2 p.m. Friday, August 9, 2013 at Newport Pentecostal Church of God. Arrangements by Dillinger Funeral Home. www.dillingerfuneralhome.com.