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Marion 'Gene' Wheeler

Monday, September 30, 2002

Marion Eugene ?Gene? Wheeler, son of the late Claude and Myra Harvey Wheeler, was born on Jan. 16, 1919, at Bell City, and died Sept. 26, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Mr. Wheeler was a rural mail carrier for many years. He was also a veteran of WWII, serving in the U.S. Army. On April 3, 1947, he was married to Imogene Patrick at Greenwood, Ind., and she survives of the home. Other survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Nancy Wheeler of Sikeston; a daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Joe Karnes of Sikeston; two granddaughters and their husbands, Suzanne (Karnes) and David Lambert of Sikeston and Tara (Wheeler) and William Eddy of Belleville, Ill.; one great-granddaughter, Makenzie Eddy of Belleville, Ill.; three brothers, Herbert Wheeler of West Lake Village, Calif., Clifford Wheeler of Cape Girardeau, and Ray Wheeler of St. Joseph. He was preceded in death by two brothers James and Russell Wheeler. Visitation was held from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at the Morgan Funeral Chapel in Advance. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, 2002, at Morgan Funeral Chapel in Advance with Rev. Linda Zych officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Bell City. PAID

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