Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Sis. Magdalene Wheeler

N. Magdalene (Maggie) Wheeler, 76, passed away June 20, 2010. Visitation will be 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, at D.W. Newcomer's Sons White Chapel, 6600 NE Antioch Rd, Gladstone, MO 64119. A celebration of life will follow at 2:30 p.m. Sister Maggie has been a member of First Pentecostal Church for approximately 50 years. She has been a member through three generations of pastors, Rev. Earl Calvert, Rev. Ronald (Ronnie) Calvert and Rev. Brent Calvert. She lived a good life, a Godly life and raised her children in the truth. Sister Maggie was a great saint of God, a great mother to her children, a wonderful great grandmother and a great friend to many. Magdalene was preceded in death by her parents, William D. and Mamie Riddell of Dover, Ark.; brother, Tim Riddell; husband of 52 years, Henry Wheeler and infant son, Bobby Wheeler. She is survived by sons, Larry Wheeler and wife Tammy, Lonnie Wheeler and wife Sandi, all of Kansas City, Mo.; daughters, Cella Calvert and husband Bob of Kansas City, Donna Domerese and husband Darrell Ray of Platte City, Mo., Brenda Ruble and husband Dennis of Lebanon, Mo., and Martha Rosetta Wheeler of the home in Platte City; brother, Paul Riddell and wife Irene of Falling Water, Ark.; sister-in-law, Ruth Riddell of Dover, Ark.; 14 grandchildren, four step grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren and many other family members, relatives and friends. View tribute video and share fond memories and condolences at www.dwnwhitechapel.com. Arr.: White Chapel (816) 452-8419. D.W. Newcomer's Sons Funeral Homes, Cemeteries, Crematories.

Published in Kansas City Star on June 22, 2010