Rose Wheeler, 87, of Cadiz, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 at Carriage Inn of Cadiz.  She was born May 29, 1925 in Hopedale, a daughter of the late Charles Nelson and Lillian Doubt Christian.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Charles F. Wheeler, Jr., four grandchildren and a sister, Katherine Tyler.

Friends may call Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012 at 1 p.m. at St. James A.M.E. Church in Cadiz, with the Rev. Charles Simpson officiating.  Burial will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove. Memorial contributions may be made to St. James A.M.E. Church. Online condolences may be made at

A full obituary will appear in the September 22, 2012 edition of the Harrison News-Herald.