Obituary for Jenny Lee Wheatley

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Jenny Lee Wheatley

March 24, 1941 - December 1, 2017

Jenny Lee (Logsdon) Wheatley, age 76, passed away on Friday, December 1, 2017 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. She was a life-long resident of Brown County.

Jenny was born in Trevlac on March 24, 1941 to her parents, the late Ivy and Dorothy (Sweatwood) Logsdon. She attended Helmsburg School in Brown County. Jenny married Walter S. “Sherdie” Wheatley on July 24, 1971 in Franklin. He preceded her in death on September 26, 2011 after 40 years of marriage.

Jenny retired in 1992 from the physical therapy department of the Franklin United Methodist Community. Prior to that, she worked at Janie’s Nursing Home in Franklin. She was a member of the Bear Creek Church in Brown County.

Jenny enjoyed living in the Willow Manor Community in Nashville. She was a member of the “Scooter Gang” at Willow Manor and enjoyed visiting McDonalds on her scooter. Jenny was a person of strong faith who enjoyed reading inspirational books, as well as, Harlequin Romance Novels. She also enjoyed shopping, playing cards and watching Dancing with the Stars. Jenny was a fan of IU Men’s Basketball Team and loved spending time with her family.

She is survived by her children, Lee (Sherry) Martin of Brown County, Jeana K. (Terry) Burton of Franklin, James M. (Melody) Martin of Salisbury, North Carolina and Melissa G. Sledge of Franklin; siblings, Ivy “Jack” (Louise) Logsdon of Greenwood and Dottie Sipes of Brown County; 11 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

Jenny was preceded in death by siblings, Elsie Robinson, Tudie Smith, Jean Chitwood, Marilyn Jordan, Ed Logsdon and Donnie Abbott.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 5 p.m. until service time on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Bear Creek Church, PO Box 308, Morgantown, IN 46160.    

Condolences may be sent to the Wheatley family at

Information: (812) 597-4670




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Date: Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Time: 7:00 pm


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Born: March 24, 1941
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Condolences for Jenny Wheatley

Debbie Fox posted on 12/3/17

The greatest Lady ever. She had a heart of gold and will be missed by everyone she ever came into contact with. Rest In Peace Jenny. You will be missed by so many.


Cathy Wheatley Miner posted on 12/3/17

It saddens me that we lost a sweet aunt. I am praying for the family. Love Cathy Jo


Tricia Burke posted on 12/4/17

We are so sorry to hear about sweet Ms. Jenny. She was a very special lady. You all will be in our thoughts and prayers. Love, John and Tricia Burke


Paras Mehta posted on 12/7/17

I greatly enjoyed getting to know Ms. Wheatley. We had a special bond, and she will be missed. My sincerest condolences to the family. Rest in peace.


Carrie Hames posted on 12/4/17

Jim- So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.


Shirley A Woodmansee posted on 12/7/17

Jenny will always be in my heart. She was such a wonderful, sweet and loving person. No one will replace her in the "Scooter Gang". I had many awesome rides with her. Please accept my condolences.


The McDaniel Family posted on 12/5/17

We are thinking of you all during this time. Thoughts and prayers go out to everyone who knew and loved her.