elia Mae Wheeler, 74, of Bumpass, passed away Monday, May 5, 2008, at her residence. Lelia was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church. She retired from Louisa Manufacturing then she enjoyed cooking for the Alpha House.
Lelia is survived by her son, Preston Wheeler Pete” Jr. and wife Joan of Bumpass her brothers Eugene Perry of Louisa and Gordon Perry of Bumpass her sisters Emma Fortune Dorothy Shumake Mary Ann Strong and Gertrude Stanley all of Bumpass her grandson Kenneth Wheeler and wife April of Bumpass and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband Preston Wheeler “Pete” Sr.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday May 6 2008 at Woodward Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday May 7 2008 at Woodward Funeral Home. The Rev. Eastwood and Rev. Henshaw will be officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery Louisa VA.
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