Obituary for Deanie “Erlene” Wheeler

Deanie “Erlene” Wheeler

Erlene was born November 13, 1959 in Dumas Texas to Delbert & Dean Wheeler and passed away June 25th, 2019 in Amarillo, TX.

She graduated high school in 1978 in Stratford Texas and then enlisted into the Army in 1979. She was honorably discharged in 1980.

She worked for the City of Amarillo as an Animal control officer and retired after 22 years.

Erlene loved all animals and rescued many dogs and cats over the years. She especially her beloved pit bull Rain, who we are sure greeted her in heaven. Her gorgeous blue eyes and strong willed personality was known by all. She loved God very much, as well as loved to listen to contemporary Christian music and country music.

Erlene was a loving mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt, niece and friend to many.

She was preceded in death by her father Delbert Wheeler; sister in law Debbie Wheeler; brother in law Patrick Danler; and Half-brother Del Wheeler.

She is survived by her mother Dean Wheeler; son Jeremy Wheeler; grandchildren: Dalani Green, Preston Wheeler, & Daeton Wheeler; Brothers Terry Wheeler, Greg Wheeler and his wife Cindy, sisters, Sandra
Danler & Brenda Anthony, and many nieces, great-nieces, nephews, great nephews and friends.

A visitation will be held Thursday, June 27th, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M.
Location: Lighthouse Funeral Service – 4207 SW 21st Ave, Amarillo, TX

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Friday, June 28th, 2019 at 2:00 P.M.
Location: San Jacinto Assembly of God – 400 N. Georgia St, Amarillo, TX