Clifford Edward Wheeler, 77, passed on to his Heavenly Home on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019.

He was born and raised in Pisgah and spend most of his married life in Chattanooga, Tennessee with his wife of 45 years, Thelma Gann Wheeler.

Clifford was a loving and hardworking husband and father. He loved fishing, boating and being surrounded by his family. He retired from Cargill Flour Mill after 25 years of service. He was of Baptist faith.

Clifford was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene Edward and Vesta Patterson Wheeler; son, Daniel F. Wheeler and sisters, Synobia Wheeler Woods and Willowdean Wheeler Bryant.

He is survived by his wife, Thelma Wheeler; sons, Clifton Eugene Wheeler and David (Dawn) Wheeler; sister-in-law, Carolyn Moore; brothers-in-law, Richard and Johnny Gann; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. EST at Turner Family Home Hwy 58 Chapel. The funeral service will follow at noon with Pastor Christopher Wiseman officiating.

Clifford will be laid to rest in Pisgah Cemetery, at 1:30 p.m. CST.

Please view our guest book at to leave your condolences. Arrangements by Turner Funeral Home, located at 3913 Webb Road in Chattanooga, Tennessee.