December 6, 1925 - April 23, 2019
Jimmie Lee Wheeler, 93, of Midwest City, Oklahoma went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Jimmie was born on December 6, 1925 in Harmon County, Oklahoma to John and Della (Travis) Young where she grew up with her two sisters and seven brothers. On October 17, 1942, she married Vaden Emery Wheeler and they enjoyed 74 happy years together. From early in their marriage through retirement, Jimmie and Vaden made their home in Altus, Oklahoma where they raised their four children. Jimmie worked as a telephone operator for Southwestern Bell where she made many lifelong friends. She retired in 1978 after over 30 years of service. Upon retirement, Jimmie and Vaden moved to Midwest City to be closer to their children and grandchildren. Jimmie loved spending time with family and her home was always open to them. Anyone who knew Jimmie and Vaden as a couple, witnessed a perfect example of what a marriage should be. They were strong and independent individually, yet their support of each other was unwavering. Jimmie was preceded in death by her husband, Vaden, son-in-law, James Walker, grandson, Brett Adams and by her parents and siblings. Survivors include her daughters, Vada Walker of Midwest City and Donna Adams and husband, Dick, of Edmond, Oklahoma; sons, Ricky Wheeler and wife, Jeannie of Duncan, Oklahoma and Randy Wheeler and wife, Barbara, of Fort Worth, Texas. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: The family will greet friends from 6-8 pm on Thursday, April 25 at Ford Funeral Home, 305 S. Sooner Road, Midwest City. Funeral service will be at 2 pm, Friday, April 26 at Ford Funeral Service, 305 S. Sooner Road, Midwest City. Burial will follow at Arlington Memory Gardens, 3400 N. Midwest Blvd., Midwest City. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Mission Mid-Del, Inc., 2816 N. Woodcrest Drive, Midwest City, OK 73110.
Jimmie Lee Wheeler, 93, of Midwest City, Oklahoma went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Jimmie was born on December 6, 1925 in Harmon County, Oklahoma to John and Della (Travis) Young where she grew up with her two... View Obituary & Service Information
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