Sharon Lee Wheeler Stevens, 52, of Merrium Woods Village, Mo., died March 8, 2009, in Missouri. She was born July 6, 1956, in East St. Louis, Ill., the daughter of Thomas and Eva Wheeler.
She attended school at Hardy and Highland, Ark., through the 11th grade.
She served two years in the United States Navy from 1974 until 1976. She worked as a sheriff's deputy in the state of Georgia for Cobb County. Sharon graduated from Washingtonian University with honors. She earned a Master's degree in mathematics. She retired from the St. Louis School District. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include: her parents, Thomas and Eva Wheeler of Highland, Ark.; two sisters, Deborah Tucker of Hamilton, Miss., and Sandy Shuck of Bono, Ark.; one brother, Thomas Wheeler Jr. of Jonesboro; six nieces; five nephews and many other relatives and friends.
A memorial service was held March 11 at the Tri-County Funeral Home in Highland, Ark.
Condolences can be left for the family at www.tricountyfunerals.com.