Mrs. Jesse Wheeler died at the home of her father, Samuel Seymour, Monday afternoon at 3:40 o'clock. She had undergone an operation in June, and had never fully recovered from its effects. On Monday afternoon a hemorrhage suddenly developed, and she died before medical assistance could be obtained.
Mrs. Wheeler was formerly Miss Mae Seymour, and was born in Franklin February 16, 1879. She was a graduate from Jacksonville High School and the Illinois Woman's College. On September 1, 1910, she was married to Jesse Wheeler. They lived two years at Normal and one year at Putnam, but had been spending this summer with Mrs. Wheeler's parents.
She is survived by her husband, parents, one brother and three sisters. The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon at Providence M. E. church, Rev. A. H. Flagge of Assumption officiating. Interment was in Providence cemetery.
(Waverly Journal, Friday, August 29, 1913)