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Doris Wheeler, 84, passed from this life Sunday, November 26, 2017, at St. Dominic, Jackson.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 pm, Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm, Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home in Pearl. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services. Interment will follow at 3:30pm in the Pine Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery in Lake.

Doris retired from South Central Bell/AT&T after more than 25 years of dedicated service. Over the years Doris had many interests and hobbies, including ceramics and pottery, traveling and playing bingo. In recent years she enjoyed facebook and instant messaging with friends, and her every Wednesday ritual of the beauty shop then dining at Sonny's barbecue. Always close to her nieces and nephews, following the death of her sister, Doris drew them near and lovingly filled the void left by the loss of their mother.

Doris was preceded in death by her parents, Ira Lee and Jessie Mae Wheeler; sisters, Mable Calhoun and Jerrilene Wheeler; and an infant brother.

Survivors include nieces, Linda Rester and Kim Wavrin; nephews, Rick Calhoun and Gerald Calhoun; several great-nieces and great-nephews; and her faithful canine companion, Jazz.

In honor of her unwavering support of our troops, memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org.