Lillian Wheeler

Published 6:11 pm Saturday, July 28, 2018

Lillian Wheeler returned to her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, July 25, 2018.

Born in 1923 in Claiborne County, she was the daughter of Mary Edna and Marvin Regan.

She has been a resident of Vicksburg for 75 years.

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After high school, she worked at LeTourneau during World War II packing parts for artillery. She was a member of Midway Church of Christ.

Lillian was married to Harry Wheeler for 44 years. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Harry; three brothers, Jessie Regan, Edwin Regan and Ray Lee Regan, all of Port Gibson.

Lillian was a homemaker and mother to four children, Joan Muirhead (Jack), Gloria Entrekin Martin (Guy), Howard Dale Wheeler and Ronald Wheeler; seven grandchildren, Jack Glenn Muirhead Jr. (Allison), Jennifer Muirhead Williams (Chris), Eric Entrekin (Allison), Angie Entrekin Maxwell (Scott), Kim Wheeler Horton (Harry), Danielle Wheeler (Adam), Joe Wheeler; nine great-grandchildren, Elle Muirhead, Brantly Williams, Bridges Williams, Andrew Entrekin, Kaitlyn Entrekin, Haden Maxwell, John Keaton Maxwell, Natalie Maxwell and Hadley Horton; and a beloved sister, Mary Regan Price of Bossier City, Louisiana.

Services will be 11 a.m. on Monday, July 30, 2018, at Frank J. Fisher Funeral Home with Pastor Chris Williams, her grandson, officiating the Celebration of Life.

Visitation will be Monday from 9 a.m. until the hour of service. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jack Glenn Muirhead, Jr., Jack Muirhead, Sr., Eric Entrekin, Andrew Entrekin, Brantly Williams and Bridges Williams.

A special thanks to all her caregivers, Azille  Jennings, Eunice Smith, Melissa Ferrington, Felicia Blackmon, Leolia Sims, Candy Ainsworth and Jackie Walker.