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Jessaphine Janes Wheeler, Adair Co., KY native (1928-2011)

She was a member of a highly regarded Adair County family. She is warmly remembered as an exemplary Christian, for her dedication to her family, and for her grace, friendliness and beautiful smile. She was a longtime member of Columbia Baptist Church. She had retired after 30 years of service with the Adair County USDA Agriculture and Commodity Stabilization Cooperative (A.S.C.S.). She was the widow of Carson Wheeler, a highly respected, long-time Columbia businessman.
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Jessaphine Janes Wheeler, 83, of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, formerly of Adair Co., KY, died Friday, July 29, 2011.

The funeral service will be Monday, August 1, 2011 at 1pmCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, with Dr. Ted Taylor officiating. Visitation will be after 10amCT, Monday, August 1, 2011. Burial in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty RD, Columbia, KY.

Casket Bearers: Hunter Bazaco, Brian Fletcher, Dale Janes, Daron Vaughn, Michael Waggener and Travis Paul Scott

Jessaphine Janes Wheeler, Adair Co., KY native (1928-2011)

She was born on May 31, 1928 in Sparksville, Adair Co., KY. She was the daughter of the late Fred and Sadie Flatt Janes. She died Friday, July 29, in Hilton Head, Beaufort Co., SC at the age of 83 years, 1 months, and 28 days.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carson Wheeler (d. October 8, 1997) and one brother, Bee Janes.

She was a long time member of Columbia Baptist Church and retired from the A.S.C.S. office after 30 years of service.

Survivors include the following:
  • Daughter and son in law: Beverly and Gary Rowe of Bluffton, SC

  • Sister and brother in law: Peggy and Dan Waggener of Columbia, kY

  • Four grandchildren; Jenny and husband Reid McCall, Jessica and husband Hunter Bazaco, Matt and wife Dana Rowe and Rebecca Rowe

  • Four great grandchildren: Dylan and Cassidy McCall and Carson and Mattison Rowe
In lieu of flowers, the family suggest expressions of sympathy be in the form of a donation to Tidewater Hospice. These may be left at the funeral home.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Jessaphine Janes Wheeler, Adair Co. native (1928-2011)

2011-07-31 - 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY - Photo from Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.
Jessaphine Janes Wheeler, Adair Co. native (1928-2011)

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