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Obituary: Marie Wilson Wheeler, 82, dies in Indiana


Mrs. Wheeler was a member of a large, respected South Adair County family. She was a member of Northside of Christ, and was a retired P. Lorillard Company inspector.

Marie Wilson Wheeler, 82, Jeffersonville, IN, died Thursday, September 4, 2008, at the University of Louisville Hospital.

The funeral service is Monday, September 8, 2008, at 2:00pm, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery, Sparksville, KY.

She was preceded in death by husband, John Archie Wheeler, her parents, Charles and Elzie Wilson; her step-father, Claude Cobb; a brother, Arnold Cobb, and as sister, Ella Mae Simler.

She is survived by the following:
  • Two sons: Robert and his wife Linda Wheeler, Jeffersonville, IN; and Valasdine and his wife Linda Wheeler, Corydon, IN

  • Two daughters: Ernestine Gallenstein and Jennett Brown, both of Jeffersonville, IN

  • Two brothers: Stanley Cobb and Wayne Cobb, both of New Albany, IN

  • Three sisters: Cleo Jones, New Albany, In; Thelma Settles, Sellersburg, IN; Della Fay York, Wilmington, NC

  • A brother in law: Donnie Simler, New Albany, IN

  • A sister in law: Debbie Cobb, New Albany, IN

  • Six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren
Visitation will be after 10:00amCT, Monday, September 8, 2008, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or E-mail: Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

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Single vehicle accident on KY 61 results in injury

2008-09-05 - KY 61 between Columbia and Greensburg, KY - Photo By Ed Waggener.
A SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT at approximately 10:05amCT this morning, just past the 2 mile marker in Green County on KY 61 between Columbia and Greensburg, KY. The path of the vehicle can be seen in this picture, with the trail leading to the overturned 1994 Ford Ranger which was being driven in a northbound direction by David Bell, a popular attendant at the Gate station in Columbia. Bell was trapped in the overturned vehicle for approximately 45 minutes until extricated by the Green County EMS and the Green County Fire/Rescue Department. Bell was transported to Westlake Regional Hospital in Columbia, KY. In the foreground is Trooper Andy Olson of Kentucky State Police Post 15 Columbia, KY. The vehicle was taken to the Lynn's Service Center in Columbia.

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