Patricia Renee Wheeler

January 2, 1949February 6, 2020

Patricia Renee Wheeler was born on January 1, 1949 to Marvin and Carmen (Jenkins) Chasten in Chester, Illinois. On February 6, 2020 Patricia went home to her Lord and Savior at the age of 71. Patricia and Donald were united in marriage on December 12, 1964 in Elizabeth Town, Illinois. In her free time she enjoyed making wreaths, swimming, playing cards, watching HGTV and most of all her family and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Patricia was proud of receiving her GED later in life and loved to travel, visiting Africa twice. Patricia was also known for her dance moves and loved to do the twist. Patricia is preceded in death by her son, Jason Wheeler, sisters, LaDonna Cummings and Vanessa Hess and grandchildren, Iesha Wheeler-Smith and David Willowby Jr. Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Don Wheeler of the home; sister, Charlene Haney; children, Don Wheeler Jr. Chris Wheeler, Melissa Wheeler, Amy Wheeler, Matthew Wheeler, Jennifer Wheeler; grandchildren, David “Heath” Willowby, Jamison Wheeler, Dayja Wheeler, Chari Moore, Jared Wheeler, Desmond Wheeler, Dylon Wheeler, Mariyah King, Kiahanna Smith, Dallas Wheeler, Dalton Wheeler, Caitlyn Coulter, Cameron Coulter; great grandchildren, Abigail Willowby, Jennifer Willowby, Jessica Willowby, Jada Moore, Samia Gaines, Symone Gaines, Saliyah King, Rebecca Willowby, Callen Willowby, Josh Moore Jr. Sabellah King, Salanah King; along with numerous other family and friends. Patricia will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved her.


  • Memorial Service Tuesday, February 11, 2020


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Angela Atkins

February 9, 2020

Loved visiting with both of you when you were able to come to our meal at First Baptist. Pat always had a smile on her face, even when battling health struggles. So sorry to hear of her death and will be praying for Don and the rest of the family.