Tomlinson Funeral Home and Crematory announces the death of Mrs. Lillie Mae Mixon Wheeler, age 87, of Augusta, on Sunday, February 19, 2023, at Doctor's Hospital in Augusta. Funeral services were held Thursday, February 23, at 2 p.m. in the Tomlinson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Clint Sheppard officiating. Interment followed in the Kite City Cemetery. The family received friends at Tomlinson Funeral Home Thursday, February 23, from 12 p.m. until the time of service.
Pallbearers were Tim Wise, Jack Wise, Logan Wise, Kevin Duncan, Dale Mixon, and Tom Wheeler.
Mrs. Wheeler was born in Lyons to the late L.K. and Ealnor Williamson Mixon. She was of the Methodist Faith. Mrs. Wheeler loved to crochet and enjoyed making floral arrangements. In her earlier years, she enjoyed fishing and camping with her family. Mrs. Wheeler also loved collecting decor with Angels and hummingbirds. Another great love was caring for her roses that were lovingly planted by her husband. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Wheeler is preceded in death by her husband, Marcus Wheeler; and brother, W.L. Mixon.
Survivors include her daughters, Kathryn Hamilton (Calvin) and Annette Veal (Jay), both of North Augusta, SC; son, Mark Wheeler of Augusta; grandchildren, Leslie Wise (Tim), Tommy Johnson, Crystal Wheeler, Jennifer Veal, Andy Johnson, and Rachel Federman (Reece); great-grandchildren; Aysah Wheeler, Jack Wise, Olivia Lopez, Logan Wise, Natalie Wheeler, Chase Odland, Perry Johnson, and Grayson Federman; sisters, Shirley Duncan of Warthen and Dorothy Bennett (Donnie) of Sylvania; brother, James Mixon of Kite; sister-in-law, Jean Mixon of Banning, CA; several nieces, nephews and extended family.
Tomlinson Funeral Home and Crematory was in charge of arrangements.