Eula E. Wheeler, age 102, of Hanover, Indiana, and the daughter of the late Jesse Jackson and Effie Regina (King) Jones, was born on July 20, 1919, in Trimble County, Kentucky. She was united in marriage to Herschel R. Wheeler and this union was blessed with three children, Sue, Ramona, and Jerry. Throughout her life, she was fortunate to create lasting memories with five generations of her family. She retired from the Madison School System after working sixteen years in the Rykers Ridge Elementary School Cafeteria. She was of the Christian faith and had last attended Hanover Baptist Church. Ms. Wheeler passed away on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at the Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover.
Her life will be cherished by her children: Sue O'Neal and her husband, Gary of Madison, Ramona Lobb, of Hanover, and Jerry Wheeler, of Madison; many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Herschel R. Wheeler who passed away on November 29, 1993; her brothers, Wilbur, Ernest, Burdsal, Charles "Round", Howard, and Clarence Jones; her sisters: Glenna "Dolly" Taylor and Verna L. Finke.
Reverend J.D. Traylor will conduct memorial services at 2:00 PM Saturday, December 4, 2021 at the Lytle Welty Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Vail Chapel, on Madison's Hilltop.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society. Contributions may be made at the Lytle Welty Funeral Home or below.
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