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 Wilfrid Wheatley

Wilfrid Wheatley

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Death 12 Jul 1997 (aged 95)
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot 12W093 8
Memorial ID 44212 · View Source
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Wilfrid Hampden Wheatley died 12 July 1997. He was born 25 August 1901 in Croydon, Surrey, England, the son of Edmund Wilfrid Wheatley and Maud Mary Wood. He joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when he was 17 years old and served a mission for his church to England at age 18. He married Florence Winifrid Jones at age 20 and they emigrated to the United States. They had 5 children: Heber (Virginia) Wheatley, Mary Lou (Victor) Jensen, Ruth Cordell, Wilfrid (Sally) Wheatley and Joan (Alvin) Neuffer. This marriage ended in divorce and he returned to England to marry Beryl Mary Lisle from Wolverhampton, Staffordshire. She had a son, Richard Edward (Vickee). Together they had 5 more children: Susan (Robert) Hatch, Beryl Mary (Max) Evans, Ann (Darrell) Gillen, Sarah (Tom) Dunn, and John Lisle (Kathy) Wheatley. His posterity includes many grand-children and great-grandchildren. Wilfrid was a master salesman, and a life-long student and teacher of the gospel. On his trips to England, he helped his father gather much information about his ancestors. Wilfrid and his beloved wife Mary served a mission together to the London Temple. He served as a sealer in both the London and Salt Lake Temples. He was kind and generous, and greatly loved by his family. Funeral services were held 15 July 1997 in the Eagle Gate 2nd Ward, 135 North A Street, Salt Lake City. Interment was in the Murray City Cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Mary Evans
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44212
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wilfrid Wheatley (25 Aug 1901–12 Jul 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44212, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Mary Evans (contributor 48229677) .