Thelma Ileen Dean Wheeless
By Kim Swindell Wood | November 27, 2017 8:32 am
Thelma Ileen Dean Wheeless, 64, of both Sparta and Gonzales, Louisiana, passed away Nov. 20, 2017, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Wheeless was born March 3, 1953, in New Orleans, Louisiana, to J.W. Jones and Vida Vernice Jones.
She was a caregiver.
Mrs. Wheeless was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Tammy Young; sisters, Vicki Melancon, Connie Hood, Gwen Dearman; and brother, Bobby Dean.
Survivors include her husband, Al Wheeless, of Gonzales, Louisiana; daughter, Tracie (Gary) Mayers, of Gonzales, Louisiana; two sons, Johnny (Jami) Hood, of Sparta, Jason (Penny) Hood, of Gonzales, Louisiana; son-in-law, Jamie Young, of Sparta; grandchildren, Joshua, Jessica, and Joseph Mayers, Deric (Leslie) Young, Kyle, Nikki, Destiny, Gage, Heath, and Chan Hood; great-grandchildren, Natalie Young, Isaiah Young, Eston Dunn; sisters, Diane Day, Sharon Smith, Karen Carter, Madeline Dean; and brother, Carl Dean
Funeral service was Nov. 24, 2017, at St. Amant Church, in St. Amant, Louisiana, with burial in Gray’s Creek Cemetery, in Denham Springs, Louisiana.
Local arrangements were entrusted to Hunter Funeral Home.