Gladys Wheeler

Wednesday, May 19, 2004

MOUNDS, Ill. -- Gladys T. Wheeler, 92, of Mounds died Monday, May 17, 2004, at Daystar Nursing Home in Cairo, Ill.

She was born Aug. 25, 1911, in Obion, Tenn., daughter of Ross Vincent and Inez Goad Terry. She and Matthew Edward Wheeler were married Jan. 23, 1933.

Wheeler worked at the GM&O Railroad during World War II.

Survivors include three daughters, Virginia Craciun of Norristown, Pa., twins Christine Garner of Mounds and Cathleen Dunn of Avon, Ind.; and a grandson.

She was preceded in death by her husband and a brother.

Friends may call at Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, and Saturday after 9 a.m. at Cairo Baptist Church.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church, with Dr. Larry Potts officiating. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Cemetery at Mounds.