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Lois Mildred Wheeler

Female 1922 - 2013  (90 years)


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  • Name Lois Mildred Wheeler  [1, 2
    Born 12 Apr 1922  Needmore, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Lois W Register  [3, 4
    Residence 15 Apr 1930  Suwanee Shoals, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1935  Precinct 2, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1945  Precinct 12, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1992  Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 24 Jan 2013  Haven Hospice of the Suwanee Valley, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Obituary for Lois Mildred Register
      LOIS MILDRED WHEELER REGISTER
      April 12, 1922 - January 24, 2013

      Even when I am old and gray, do not forsake me O God, till I declare your power to the next generation, Your might to all who are to come. Psalms 71:18

      Lois Mildred Wheeler Register, known as “Granny Lois”, died at the Haven Hospice in Lake City, Florida. She was born April 12, 1922 in Needmore, Florida, located in the North Florida area near Oak Grove. She lived her entire life in Columbia County. Lois was the daughter of the late John Henry and Huron Robinson Wheeler. She was preceded in death by her brothers and sisters: Carrie Bell Register, Avvie Mae Bryant, Ola Kapes, Pauline Harden, BM Wheeler, Marvin Wheeler, Buster Wheeler, Elmer Wheeler, Milton Wheeler, Bill Wheeler and Curtis Wheeler.

      Lois considered herself the richest woman in the world because of the love for her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren, along with her nieces and nephews and all the extended family and friends she acquired through her walk in life. Lois loved to cook and feed anyone who came into her home. Her most loved dishes were fried chicken, fried venison and homemade biscuits, along with her chocolate cream cheese, coconut, hard chocolate and pound cakes.

      Granny Lois was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, William Bill Register, their 3 children, James Register, Mike Register and Grace Register Sirkis and son-in-law, Don Suhl.

      She is survived by her 6 children: Dr. Jerry (Pam) Register; Sonya Suhl, Cindy (Howard) Spradley, Patty Register, daughter-in-law, all of Lake City; Steve (Teresa) Register of Dade City, FL; Vicky (David) Estep of Yulee, FL; Phyllis (Ralph) Douglas of Providence, FL.; special nieces, Diana Snelgrove (Wayne) and Anna Mae Puttere. Twenty-four grandchildren: Jay Register, Kelly Register, Andy Register, Gordon Register, Lynn Register, Tiffany Register, Terri Bowdoin, Jeff Estep, Amy Chapman, Chris Register, Matt Register, Levi Register, Jessica Register, Will Douglas, Allison Chamberlin, Tony Creel, Andy Creel, Cindy Lynn Lang, April Register, Crystal Register, Jennifer Bedenbaugh, DJ Suhl, Ashley Register, and Candace Register. 34 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren also survive.

      Visitation with the family will be held at Christ Central Ministries of Lake City from 1pm - 2pm with services beginning at 2pm on Monday, January 28, 2013. Dr. Robert Harden (nephew) and Andy Register (grandson) will be officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.

      In lieu of flowers , donations may be made to Oak Grove Cemetery, 249 SE Mohawk Way, Lake City, Florida 32055 or to the Suwannee Valley Care Center (Haven Hospice) 6039 U.S. Hwy 90 West, Lake City, Florida, 32055.Arrangements are under the direction of Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 3596 S US Hwy 441, Lake City FL (386-752-1954). Please send words of comfort to the family at www.gatewayforestlawn.com

      http://www.gatewayfuneralhome.com/obituaries/Lois-Register/#/Obituary
    Buried 28 Jan 2013  Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1676  tng Genealogy

    Father John B Wheeler,   b. 2 Apr 1874, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1951, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Huron Robinson,   b. 18 Sep 1882, Charlton, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1929, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 10 Dec 1907  Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F761  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Mother Aveie M Wheeler,   b. 1914 
    Relationship Adopted 
    Family ID F3959  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Charles Register, Jr,   b. 10 Jun 1916, Blackjack, Columbia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1996, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 1 Nov 1941 
    Children 
    +1. James Aaron Register,   b. 5 May 1942, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 2002, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [natural]
     2. Living
     3. Grace Margaret Register,   b. 14 Jul 1946, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 2011, Health Center of Lake City, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)  [natural]
    +4. Living
     5. Living
     6. Living
     7. Living
     8. Living
    +9. Billy Michael Register,   b. 1 Dec 1957, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 2010, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F772  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1992 - Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Lois Wheeler Register photo
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  • Sources 
    1. [S351] Florida State Census, 1867-1945, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2008;).
      Census Year: 1935; Locality: Precinct 2; County: Columbia; Page: 5; Line: 16; Archive Series #: S5, Roll 4
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=FloridaStateCen1867&h=2668159&indiv=try
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    2. [S337] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;).
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Suwanee Shoals, Columbia, Florida; Roll: 308; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 3; Image: 665.0.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1930usfedcen&h=102529826&indiv=try
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    3. [S351] Florida State Census, 1867-1945, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2008;).
      Census Year: 1945; Locality: Precinct 12; County: Columbia; Page: 24; Line: 18; Archive Series #: S1371, Roll 5
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=FloridaStateCen1867&h=3347298&indiv=try
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    4. [S396] U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), Database online.
      Record for Lois M Register

    5. [S96] Columbia County, FL Marriages 1893-1925.