JIMMY WHEELER, 70, of Lake Leon passed away on
Aug. 3, 2005 in Eastland. Burial was at Evergreen
Cemetery in Ranger, TX.
Mr. Wheeler was born on Jan. 28, 1935 in Ranger
to Tony & Mattie Lee (Sharp) Wheeler. He attended
school in the Ranger area and played on the 1953
State Football team. He married Pauline Maddux
in May of 1955 in Rising Star. He had owned and
operated Frigid Queen, Mini Masters, and Boom Town
Restaurant in Ranger. He managed the restaurant
at the sale barn in Eastland for 14 years and also
worked at the sale barn in Ranger. He was a member
of the Eastland American Legion & Merriman Baptist
At the time of his death, Mr. Wheeler was survived
by: his wife, Pauline of Lake Leon; daughters, Debra
Shadwick and husband, Joe of Wichita Falls and Rhonda
Hernandez (RHS-1980) & husband, Earl of Amarillo;
brothers, Glenn Wheeler and wife, Pauline of Lake
Leon and Jack Wheeler (RHS-1941) and wife, Betty of
Belton; sisters, Doris Wheeler Bradford of Eastland,
Wanda Wheeler Cox of Ranger, & Helen Wheeler Serratt
(RHS-1949) and husband, Noel of Archer City; grand-
children, Traci Langford of Abilene, Alexandrea Wheeler
(RHS-2002) of Lake Leon, Joseph Shadwick of Wichita
Falls, Shane Shadwick of Wichita Falls, Earl Hernandez,
Jr., and wife Rhonda of Ranger, Eric Hernandez & wife,
Holly of Bedford, Vicki Wilcoxen and husband, Wendell
of Ranger, & Steffanie Finley of Stamford. He is also
survived by a great-granddaughter, Destiny Langford of
Abilene and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Terry
Wheeler (RHS-1977), and brothers, Clyde Wheeler,
Kenny Wheeler (RHS-1960), & Bobby Wheeler (RHS-1958).
Jimmy Wheeler a loving husband, son, father, grandfather,
great-grandfather, brother and friend will be greatly
missed by all. We will remember his smile, caring words,
and guidance in our thoughts and hearts forever and always.
BROTHER: ALLEN GLENN WHEELER, 84, passed away on Nov. 11,
2011 in Arlington, Texas. Graveside services were at the
Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger.
Allen Glenn Wheeler was born in Eastland County, TX to
Tony B. Wheeler & Mattie Lee Sharp Wheeler, on August 2,
1927. He may have attended Ranger High School. He was
a mechanic by trade. Glenn served in the U.S. Army
during the Korean Conflict.
Glenn was preceded in death by his step-daughter Christine
Sadler and one sister and four brothers.
He is survived by his wife of thirty one years, Pauline
Wheeler; his sons, Tony Wheeler of San Marcos and Donnie
Brown of North Richland Hills; his brother, Jack Wheeler
of Belton; his sisters, Wanda Cox of Eastland and Helen
Surrett of Archer City; his two grandsons and one grand-
daughter; his two great-grandsons and two great-grand-
SISTER: WANDA LEE WHEELER COX, 82, passed away on Jan. 10,
2014 in Eastland, TX. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery
in Ranger, TX.
Wanda was born July 10, 1930 in Ranger to Tony B. Wheeler
& Mattie Lee Sharp Wheeler. She was a life member of the
ladies VFW auxiliary and a Baptist.
She was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years
A.D. “Derwood” Cox in 2000.
At the time of her death, Wanda was survived by her two
sons Rick and Danny Cox both of Olden; her sister Helen
Serrat of Archer City, TX; her grandkids Kassie, Kesha
and Derek Cox and great-grandkids Kylee Jeffers, Dylan,
Rylee and Kyler Cox.