Kirllian Wheeler

Tuesday, August 19, 2008
Kirllian Wheeler

Kirllian Wheeler, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008, at Heartland Care and Rehab.

She was born June 9, 1925, in Pocahontas, daughter of Frank and Jessie Bishop Putz. She first married Jesse Woodrow Perry in Cape Girardeau, who preceded her in death. She and William A. Wheeler were married March 15, 1980, in Cape Girardeau. He died June 15, 2005.

Wheeler worked at International Shoe Co. and was owner/operator of flea markets in Cape Girardeau and McClure, Ill. She was a member of Victory Outreach Church.

Survivors include two sons, Michael Perry of Patton, Mo., James Perry of Whitewater; a daughter, Dorothy Allen of Cape Girardeau; a stepson, the Rev. Thomas J. Wheeler of Surabaya, Indonesia; two stepdaughters, Linnie Plunk of Arnold, Mo., Robbie Desen of Aurora, Colo.; a brother, Bobby Putz of Rockford, Ill.; 19 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two daughters, three brothers and two sisters.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Charles Lance officiating. Burial will be at 1 p.m. in Missouri State Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield, Mo.