Laura Jo Krooss Wiley lost her battle against cancer on Dec. 28, 2013, in Thrall.
Arrangements are pending.
Mrs. Wiley graduated magna cum laude in 1986 from Berea College with a degree in hotel management.
She was employed for the past 19 years at Schneider National Carriers in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
Mrs. Wiley put her faith and trust in Christ at an early age and was active in various churches as her job moved her from place to place.
She was an avid quilt-maker and loved to laugh and make everyone comfortable with her smile.
Mrs. Wiley was preceded in death by her father, Warren A. Krooss Sr.; her stepfather, Bobby B. Varner; and a brother, Warren Arthur Krooss Jr.
Survivors are her husband, William (Bill) Wiley; her mother, Doris K. Varner; four sisters, Linda Day, Cheryl Hunter, Pamela Brazier and Kathie Mac- Donald; and a brother, Michael Krooss; also, numerous nieces and nephews, including Evan and Ian MacDonald and Elaine Boswell.