Zechar Bailey Funeral Home

1499 N Broadway Po Box 337, Greenville, OH


Mary Lou Wheeler

August 3, 1931August 28, 2019

Mary Lou Wheeler age 88, of Greenville passed away at 11:20 AM on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. Mary Lou was born August 3, 1931, in Palestine to the late Orville & Mary Grace (Bollinger) Rolfe, Sr. In addition to her parents, Mary Lou was also preceded in death by a daughter, Marta Ann Wheeler; and brothers, Armon W., Orville Jr., Billie J., Duane E. and Gene T. Rolfe. Mary Lou is survived by her husband of 70 years, Lawrence J. “Larry” Wheeler, Jr. whom she married August 7, 1949; children, Douglas A. & Erica Wheeler of Waynesville, Missouri, and Kimberly A. Murray of Greenville; grandchildren, Callie S. Wheeler, Carlie R. Wheeler, Gregory A. Wheeler and Nicole Cope; 3 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and a good friend, Ben Mitchem of Greenville. Mary Lou was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Congregational Christian Church in Greenville for 84 years. Mary Lou was a member of the Order of Eastern Star. A private funeral will be held at First Congregational Christian Church in Greenville followed by burial in Greenville Township Memorial Garden. Memorial contributions may be made to Darke County Special Olympics 3808 Beanblossom Rd. Greenville, OH 45331. Arrangements are under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville.


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Carolyn Warren

September 8, 2019

My sincere sympathy, loved MaryLou, was her hairstylist for several years until I left the business.

Comprehensive Health Network

September 3, 2019

Our deepest sympathies to the Mary Lou Wheeler Family. You are in our thoughts.

Evelyn Rentz

August 29, 2019

To the Wheeler family: So sorry to learn of Mary Lou's passing. I knew her from the "49ers luncheons. My husband was a classmate with Mary Lou. I always found her very easy to know and enjoyed visiting with her. May God grant you peace during this difficult time in life.