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Willie Mae House Wheeler

January 15, 1925 July 1, 2019
Willie Mae House Wheeler
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Obituary for Willie Mae House Wheeler

Durham: Willie Mae House Wheeler, 94, went to be with her Jesus on Monday, July 1, 2019 at Hock Family Pavilion. Mrs. Wheeler was born in Durham, the daughter of the late William House and Sallie Bell Howard House. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Wheeler; daughter, Gloria Wheeler and grandson, Stephen LaCour. She was a lifetime member of Lakewood Baptist Church and in the last few years, she attended Calvary Freewill Baptist.

Mrs. Wheeler is survived by her daughter, Sylvia LaCour; nieces, Alice Cranfield, Angie Williford, Rhonda Addison; nephew, Jeff Wheeler and wife Donna; great nephews, Brian Wheeler, Elmer Detomaso; great niece, Christina Goulart, great grandchildren, Allena Fink and husband Dalton, Tyler LaCour, Gaje LaCour, granddaughter-in-law, Bena Beth LaCour and her self-adopted children, Sarah Knott, Kenny Dukes and Linda Perkins.

A funeral service will be held 12 p.m., Friday, July 5, at Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham with Rev. Virgil Nolen officiating. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, July 4, at Clements Funeral Home.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be sent to

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6:00 PM 7/4/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7/4/2019 8:00:00 PM
Clements Funeral Home

1105 Broad St.
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Home
1105 Broad St. Durham 27705 NC
United States

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12:00 PM 7/5/2019 12:00:00 PM
Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham

1105 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham
1105 Broad Street Durham 27705 NC
United States

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Maplewood Cemetery Final Resting Place

1621 Duke University Road
Durham, NC 27701

1621 Duke University Road Durham 27701 NC
United States

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