Obituaries for Thu., Nov. 7

Published 10:39 am Thursday, November 7, 2019

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Mrs. Lottie Mae Wheeler, 77, formerly of Lockhart, AL passed away Saturday, November 2, 2019, in Columbus, Georgia.

Viewing and visitation will be from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m., Saturday, November 9, 2019.  The funeral services will start 2 p.m. at St. Matthews A.M.E. Methodist Church in Lockhart, AL with interment following at Lockhart Cemetery.

Survivors include Claudine Thrash and Tommy Fuller of Columbus, GA; Arthur (Teresa) Wheeler of Lockhart, AL;  Leroy (Arisa) Wheeler and Coranetta Bradley of Columbus, GA; Johnnie B. (Regina) Wheeler of Clarksville, TN; Regina (Wayne) Bowden of Rochester, NY; Columbus (Sandra) Wheeler of Columbus, GA; sister-in-law Mary L.H. Wheeler of Anderson, IN; aunt Lessie Carlton of Detroit, MI; 21 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon C. Wheeler; her parents, Miles and Julia Mae Handy; her brothers, Johnnie Rollins and Willie C. Handy; and other relatives.

The repast will be held at Carver Community Center, 2453 Martin Luther King St., Florala, AL 36442.

Those unable to attend the service may sign the guest registry online at