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Wheeler Whitlow

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Wheeler Whitlow

Savanah, TN

Wheeler Whitlow was born on October 16, 1930, the son of the late Charlie A. and Elzie Mackie Reynolds Whitlow. On June 15, 1968, he married Janice Graham, who survives. Wheeler departed this life on April 11, 2017, at the age of 86 years, 5 months, and 26 days.

Wheeler worked at J & J Tractor for over 15 years, and he was a expert at repairing New Holland haybalers. He also worked as a self-employed farmer and as a real estate agent for Century 21 for 3 years. Wheeler attended Olivet Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He was a member of FFA, and was the president of his high school class in 1948. After high school, he played football at the University of Tennessee Junior College. Wheeler loved reading, riding bicycles, working on all types of puzzles, and traveling. He was a hard-working man that was known for his sense of humor. Wheeler was a gentle man who loved his family and friends deeply.

In addition to his wife, Wheeler is survived by his sisters, Ollie Cagle and Rubye Seaton, both of Savannah, Tennessee, and a host of nieces and nephews that he loved dearly.

Along with his parents, Wheeler was preceded in death by his sister, Mable Cagle.

Memorial Donations can be made to Olivet Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 6095 Hwy 226, Savannah, Tennessee 38372 or the .

Services were held on April 14, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Olivet Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Savannah, Tennessee, with Paul Woodford, Duwayne Pounds, Mitch Boulton officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Hermon Cemetery at Savannah, Tennessee

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Published in The Commercial Appeal on Apr. 15, 2017
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