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Obituary: Sandra Fay Wheeler, 47

Mrs. Wheeler was a member of a large, respected South Adair County family. She was a member of Sparksville Baptist Church and was employed by the Adair County School District at John Adair Intermediate School. AC School District schools closed on day of funeral, February 24, 2008 to honor her.

Sandra Fay Wheeler, 47, of Columbia, KY (the Sparksville Community), died Saturday, February 21, 2009, at 3:30amCT, at the Medical Center of Bowling Green after an illness.

The funeral service will be Tuesday, February 24, 2009, at 11:00amCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Darrell Landis officiating. Burial will be in Sparksville Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be after 3:00pmCT, Monday, February 23, 2009, at the funeral home.

She was a daughter of the late Ollie and Helen Branham Corbin, a member of the Sparksville Baptist Church, and was employed by the Adair County School District Food Service at John Adair Intermediate School.

She is survived by her husband, Marshall "Spunky" Wheeler, Jr., Columbia, KY, and the following:
  • One son and daughter in law: Johnathan and Shauntila Wheeler, Columbia, KY

  • One daughter: Brandy Wheeler, Columbia, KY

  • Four sisters: Nancy Crawhorn, Columbia, KY; Wanda Burriss, Breeding, KY; Brenda Duncan, Columbia, KY; and Susan Richards, Russell Springs, KY

  • Two brothers: William Corbin, Columbia, KY; and Jimmy Corbin, Glasgow, KY

  • And several other relatives and a host of friends
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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