Sandra Kay Wheeler, 61, of Lawrenceville, Illinois passed away Monday, December 11, 2017 at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. She was born July 1, 1956 in Lawrenceville, Illinois, the daughter of Parmer and Aletha (Wimberly) Tewell.
Preceding her in death were her parents; one brother, Bill Wimberly; and one sister, Brenda Edgin.
Survivors include: three children, Mack Leighty and wife, Emily, of Newton, Illinois, Kyann Tate and husband, Chris, of Bridgeport, Illinois, and Jamie Leighty of Lawrenceville, Illinois; three brothers, Ronnie Tewell of St. Francisville, Illinois, Steve Tewell of St. Francisville, Illinois, and Leo Tewell of Lawrenceville, Illinois; three sisters, Sue May of Bridgeport, Illinois, Shirley Martin of Lawrenceville, Illinois, and Bonnie Rodgers of Lawrenceville, Illinois; ten grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
A time of gathering will be Saturday, December 16, 2017 from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM CST at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois. Kay’s wishes were to be cremated with the burial of the ashes at a later date at the Lawrenceville City Cemetery.