OBITUARY

Annabelle (Tyree) Wheeler

May 20, 1925July 5, 2019
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Annabelle Tyree Wheeler A Celebration of a life Well Lived

Annabelle Wheeler Went home to be with the Lord July 5th, 2019 after 94 years here among her family and friends.

She was born May 20th 1925 in Clover Bend, Arkansas, where she was raised on a farm and in the Lord. In 1944 she enlisted in the U.S. Army Nursing Cadet Corps, where she became a Registered Nurse. She worked until her retirement: First, at Confederate Memorial Hospital and then, LSU-HSC, in Shreveport, LA, in the Labor and Delivery unit. She was the First-Smiling-Face, THOUSANDS of new born babies saw, as they came into this world! She loved them all.

She was a devoted wife to her husband of 64 years, Jack Wheeler; a wonderful mother to her two Children: Judy and Kelly; and a loving grandmother to her four grandchildren. She always tried to make everyone feel welcome that came in her home. She was a lover of babies, animals, birds, travel, gardening, and church hymns sung in Praise to the Lord.

She was preceded in death by: her parents, Delford and Alma Tyree; her husband, Jack Marion Wheeler; her daughter, Judith Collum; her sister, Rubye Edwards; brother, Delford Tyree, Jr.; and her grandson, Trey Collom. She is survived by: her son, Kelly and wife Sharon; her three granddaughters: Sarah, Kellie, and Hannah Wheeler; and a large extended family of brother-in-laws and sisters-in-laws; nephews, nieces, as well as her church family at Airline Drive Church Of Christ.

Annabelle was a kind, gentle, Christian, lady. A Great Mother and Friend, along with being an exemplary Servant to the Lord. She will be missed by all who knew her.

  • FAMILY

  • Delford Tyree, Father
  • Alma Bunton Tyree, Mother
  • Jack Marion Wheeler, Husband
  • Judith Collum, Daughter
  • Rubye Edwards, Sister
  • Delford Tyree Jr., Brother
  • Trey Collum, Grandson
  • Kelly Wheeler, Son
  • Sharon Wheeler, Daughter-in-law
  • Sarah Wheeler, Granddaughter
  • Kellie Wheeler, Granddaughter
  • Hannah Wheeler, Granddaughter
  • Mrs. Wheeler also leaves a large extended family of brothers-in-laws, and sisters-in-laws; nephews, nieces, as well as her church family at Airline Drive Church Of Christ.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, July 9, 2019
  • A Celebration of a life Well Lived Wednesday, July 10, 2019
  • Committal Service Wednesday, July 10, 2019

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Sherry Edwards

July 14, 2019

Our Aunt Annabelle, a beautiful lady with a kind generous heart and love of God, family and nature. She is an inspiration to those most fortunate to know her and a blessing to those she cared for. To Kelly, Sharon and the family my thoughts and prayers are with you. I know we will all miss her, but rejoice she is home.

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Biography

Annabelle Tyree Wheeler
A Celebration of a life Well Lived

Annabelle Wheeler Went home to be with the Lord July 5th, 2019 after 94 years here among her family and friends.

She was born May 20th 1925 in Clover Bend, Arkansas, where she was raised on a farm and in the Lord. In 1944 she enlisted in the U.S. Army Nursing Cadet Corps, where she became a Registered Nurse. She worked until her retirement: First, at Confederate Memorial Hospital and then, LSU-HSC, in Shreveport, LA, in the Labor and Delivery unit. She was the First-Smiling-Face, THOUSANDS of new born babies saw, as they came into this world! She loved them all.

She was a devoted wife to her husband of 64 years, Jack Wheeler; a wonderful mother to her two Children: Judy and Kelly; and a loving grandmother to her four grandchildren. She always tried to make everyone feel welcome that came in her home. She was a lover of babies, animals, birds, travel, gardening, and church hymns sung in Praise to the Lord.

She was preceded in death by: her parents, Delford and Alma Tyree; her husband, Jack Marion Wheeler; her daughter, Judith Collum; her sister, Rubye Edwards; brother, Delford Tyree, Jr.; and her grandson, Trey Collom. She is survived by: her son, Kelly and wife Sharon; her three granddaughters: Sarah, Kellie, and Hannah Wheeler; and a large extended family of brothers-in-laws and sisters-in-laws; nephews, nieces, as well as her church family at Airline Drive Church Of Christ.

Annabelle was a kind, gentle, Christian, lady. A Great Mother and Friend, along with being an exemplary Servant to the Lord. She will be missed by all who knew her.