Daily Oklahoman, The
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
January 13, 2009
Edward Wheat, 81, died Saturday, January 10, 2009 at Integris
Baptist Medical Center following a sudden illness. He was born
on May 13, 1928, to Bonnie Lee and Homer Roy Wheat, in Cromwell,
Oklahoma. He grew up in Seminole, Oklahoma, and graduated from
Seminole High School in 1946. He immediately enlisted in the
Navy and served two years at the end of WWII. Upon discharge, he
enrolled at East Central University and obtained a degree in
accounting in 1952.
He was married to Donnella Sue Baird on August 18, 1956. In
January 1957, he began his career as an Industrial Sales
Representative for Snap-On Tools Corp., and retired in 1987
after thirty years of service.
He is preceded in death by his parents Bonnie Lee and Homer Roy
Wheat, and his only sister Lillian Reeves. He is survived by his
wife of 52 years, Donnella Sue Wheat one son, David Edward Wheat
and wife Missy of Stratford, Oklahoma one daughter, Tamara Lynn
Ribera of Edmond and two granddaughters, Jerika Lynn Wheat and
Allison Rachele Ribera.
Services will be held Tuesday, January 13, 2:30 pm at the
Edmond Church of Christ under the direction of Matthews Funeral
Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Search
Ministries, Edmond Oklahoma.
Matthews Funeral Home advised he was buried at
Gracelawn Cemetery, Edmond, OK. [01-20-2009]
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Compiled, transcribed and submitted by Marti Graham, Oklahoma County, OKGenWeb Coordinator,
January 2009. Information
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