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Mrs Edna Lucinda Hooper Wheeler
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Birth: Feb. 2, 1885
McEwen
Humphreys County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jan. 11, 1976
McEwen
Humphreys County
Tennessee, USA

Grandmother Wheeler

Born to Thomas Jasper "Tom" Hooper and Nancy Priscilla (Curtis) Hooper in a little log cabin near Curtis Chapel. Edna Lucinda Hooper was the oldest of 8 girls (Amanda, Mollie, Sarah, Nellie, Annie, Nora & Elsie). She was brought up in the Christian faith and fully gave her heart to the Lord at age 12 (1897) at Deer Creek Methodist Church. On Christmas Eve 1899, Edna married George Ezra Daniel Wheeler. George's brother Robert Cyrus Wheeler married his bride Liddia Lee Curtis the same day in a double ceremony led by Bro. Cyrus Curtis. First home was out in the Wheeler Town community, later they moved to the "old Ferby Turner farm," which was later owned by Mr. Herman Williams. From there, George built a home for his family on Deer Creek. Edna & George had 15 children, 12 who lived to adulthood. On Feb. 14, 1943 the Wheeler home burned to the ground and almost a month later Edna's husband passed away from stomach cancer on Mar. 7, 1943. Another home was built for Edna at the same farm on Deer Creek where she stayed by herself for another 10 years. Edna moved around and stayed with several of her children. Finally making her final home with daughter Stella and husband James Wanamaker on Mt. Zion road in McEwen. Edna passed away at the age of 90 in 1976. At the time of her death 33 grandchildren, 42 great grandchildren and 17 great, great granchildren survived.

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 Parents:
  Thomas Jasper Hooper (1859 - 1933)
  Nancy Priscilla Curtis Hooper (1863 - 1938)
 
 Spouse:
  George Ezra Daniel Wheeler (1880 - 1943)
 
 Children:
  Martha Ethel Wheeler Richardson (1900 - 1991)*
  William Thomas Wheeler (1902 - 1980)*
  Mary Myrtle Wheeler Gill (1904 - 1942)*
  Albert Lester Wheeler (1906 - 1975)*
  Stella Lucille Wheeler Wanamaker (1907 - 1974)*
  Calvin Cartee Wheeler (1909 - 1992)*
  Infant Relous Wheeler (1911 - 1911)*
  Infant Gracie Mai Wheeler (1912 - 1912)*
  George Rodney Wheeler (1913 - 1970)*
  Minnie Estelle Wheeler Horney-Frazier (1916 - 2005)*
  Naomi Christine Wheeler Mayer (1918 - 2005)*
  Nancy Priscilla Wheeler Frazee (1921 - 2006)*
  Nathaniel Wheeler (1923 - 1988)*
  Infant Harris Virgil Wheeler (1926 - 1926)*
  James Daniel Wheeler (1928 - 2004)*
 
 Siblings:
  Wylie Hooper*
  Willie Richard Hooper (1881 - 1955)*
  Edna Lucinda Hooper Wheeler (1885 - 1976)
  Amanda Eudora Hooper Triplett (1887 - 1977)*
  Mollie Carnell Hooper Patrick (1889 - 1966)*
  Sarah Jane Hooper Hooper (1891 - 1958)*
  Nellie Mariah Hooper Stanfill (1893 - 1983)*
  James Wilson Hooper (1896 - 1980)*
  Edie Annie Hooper Wanamaker (1897 - 1960)*
  Nora L. Hooper (1898 - ____)*
  Elsie Pearl Hooper Patrick (1903 - 1988)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Zion Cemetery
McEwen
Humphreys County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Kyle Smith
Record added: Jun 08, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91554132
Mrs Edna Lucinda <i>Hooper</i> Wheeler
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Mrs Edna Lucinda <i>Hooper</i> Wheeler
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Mrs Edna Lucinda <i>Hooper</i> Wheeler
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