Athens Review, Athens, Texas

Obituaries

March 27, 2014

Nelda Wheeler

Athens — Athens – Funeral services for Nelda Wheeler, 59, of Athens, are scheduled for 3:00 P.M. Friday, March 28, 2014 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Athens, Texas with Sister Tonya Brownley officiating. 

Nelda passed away on March 24, 2014 in Tyler.

Nelda Laverne Wheeler was born October 21, 1954 in Athens, Texas the daughter of Tommy Chester Grubbs and Leota Arlene Templin Grubbs.  She was a Baptist and a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend.  She will be missed by all she knew and loved. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter Angel Knight, a great granddaughter Tristan Knight, one brother Tommy Grubbs and one sister Doris Melton. 

Ms. Wheeler is survived by her daughter, April Gallardo of Austin, Texas; three grandchildren, Marcus Gallardo, Autumn Pinkerton and Trevor Mallinger; three sisters, Shelly Hutchinson, Patricia King, Shirley Graham; three brothers, Ernest Grubbs, Walter Grubbs, Homer Grubbs and her significant other James Mayfield. 

Visitation will be held Friday, March 28, 2014 from 1-3:00 P.M. at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home.

Services are entrusted to the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home Family.

You may write condolences or light a memorial candle at: www.hannigansmith.com

 

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