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Lorene Wheeler

January 23, 1926 July 24, 2018
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Obituary for Lorene Wheeler

Lorene Wheeler, age 92, of Elizabethtown, IL passed away July 24, 2018 at Hardin County General Hospital in Rosiclare, IL.

Lorene was born January 26, 1926 in a small town of Briar, MO . She was the oldest child of Earnest and Izel (McKinney) Mathis. She accepted Jesus at the age of 15 in a small country “Church of God”. She was baptized there also. Lorene married Hope Wheeler on April 6, 1946 and from this union was born Roxie (Larry) Palmer, James Melvin (Darlene) Wheeler, Earnest Anthony (Deborah) Wheeler and Gary (Kaye) Wheeler. She was loved by all her family and friends.

She leaves behind her children; six grandsons; eight great grandchildren; four step-great grandchildren; one brother, Lawrence (Jetty) Mathis of Doniphan, MO.

Lorene was preceded in death by her husband, Hope Wheeler; grandson, Zachary Wheeler; brother, James Mathis; two sisters, Shelby Bennett, Arvada McKnight.

Funeral service will be 12:00 pm on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at the First Baptist Church in Elizabethtown, IL. Rev. Ed Lafferty will conduct the service. Visitation will be from 10:00 am until time of service at the church. Interment will follow at Cave Hill Cemetery in Cave-in-Rock, IL.

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Visitation

Thursday

26

Jul

10:00 AM 7/26/2018 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 7/26/2018 12:00:00 PM
First Baptist Church Elizabethtown

198 W. Market St.
Elizabethtown, IL 62931

First Baptist Church Elizabethtown
198 W. Market St. Elizabethtown 62931 IL
United States

Service

Thursday

26

Jul

12:00 PM 7/26/2018 12:00:00 PM
First Baptist Church Elizabethtown

198 W. Market St.
Elizabethtown, IL 62931

First Baptist Church Elizabethtown
198 W. Market St. Elizabethtown 62931 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Cave Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

Rt. 1
Cave-In_Rock, IL 62919

Rt. 1 Cave-In_Rock 62919 IL
United States
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