Marjorie V. Wheeler Bedwell, 85, Lewis, passed away at her residence on Wednesday, Aug., 19, 2009.
She was born in Vigo County on Oct. 13, 1923, to James Harvey Wheeler and Anna Britton Wheeler.
She married Carroll V. Bedwell on June 26, 1946, and he preceded her in death in May 2006. She was a member of Lewis United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two sons James C. Bedwell and Samuel Joseph Bedwell (& his wife Mary Gillison Bedwell). Also surviving are two granddaughters Carol Jill Maxon and Sarah Ashley Mayes (& husband Michael). Three great-grandchildren also survive: Nathan Roe Maxon, Aralyn Melissa Mayes, & Emerson Faye Mayes.
Private Family graveside services will be held on Sunday in Stephens Cemetery, Lewis, with Pastor Ed Gladish officiating.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the American Heart Association in her memory.
Arrangements are under the direction of DeBaun Springhill Chapel.