Originally created 12/29/00

Ms. Diannia Wheeler

DEARING - Ms. Diannia Denise Wheeler, 34, of Larkin Road, died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2000, at Medical College of Georgia Hospital, Augusta.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Whiteoak Grove Baptist Church, Thomson, with the Rev. Johnny Few officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Ms. Wheeler, a native of Richmond County, was a housekeeper for LaQuinta Inn Motel. She was a member of Whiteoak Grove Baptist Church, where she was a member of the choir.

Survivors include a daughter, Kanesha Mims, Dearing; her father, Eugene Tate, Thomson; her mother, Irene Tate, Dearing; three brothers, Eugene Harmon, Michael A. Tate and Willie James Tate, all of Thomson; a sister, Catherine Cummings, Thomson; a half sister, Martha Ann Tate, Thomson; and her grandmother, Irene Ruth Jones, Winfield.

Friends may call at the residence of Irene Tate, Larkin Road, or at Thomson Funeral System, Thomson.

The Augusta Chronicle Dec. 29, 2000