Alice Wheeler, age 83, of McLeansboro, passed away 10:27 a.m. Thursday, March 31, 2016, at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro. She was born April 10, 1932, the daughter of Thomas and Mattie (McMahon) Wheeler. She is survived by severasl nieces and nephews including Carolyn Draper, whom she raised. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, John Wheeler and Glen “Busso” Wheeler; and three sisters, Marie McPeak, Mildred Renn and Maude Wheeler. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Sunday, April 3, at Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro with the Revs. Robert Sefried and Eric Ragan officiating. Visitation was from 11 a.m. until the time of service on Sunday. Gholson Funeral Home of McLeansboro is in charge of arrangements.
Published on  April 7, 2016