Edna Jean Wheeler

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Edna Jean Wheeler of Piggott, Ark., died Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 79.

The daughter of Loy R. and Zora May Underwood Watson, she was born in Pollard, Ark., on Nov. 2, 1934. On June 17, 1951, she was married to Samuel D. Wheeler. The couple moved to California, where they were both employed at General Dynamics until they returned to Piggott in 1988.

She is survived by her husband, Samuel David Wheeler of Piggott, Ark.; two sisters, Jane Moffitt and husband Dalphus Moffitt of Poplar Bluff, Mo., and Jerry Lean Invester of Onaway, Mich.; sister-in-law, Lea Wheeler of California, and a host of family and friends to mourn her passing.

Edna Jean was preceded in death by her father, Loy R., and mother, Zora Watson; brother-in-law, Bert Invester; brother-in-law, L.M. Wheeler, and sister-in-law, Elizabeth Emert.

Due to her wishes, she will be cremated and no formal funeral services will be held. Edna Jean was a very special wife, sister, and friend to all who knew her. Memorials should be made to the charity of your choice.

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