Donna Marie Wheeler

July 30, 1950 - August 5, 2021

Donna Marie Wheeler, 71, of Beaumont, went to live with the Lord on Thursday, August 5, 2021. She was born on July 30, 1950, to Donald and Marie Dye, in Baytown, Texas.

Donna was raised in Metairie, Louisiana, where she graduated from River Dale High School. After graduation she attended Business School and worked in the secretarial field.

In 1971 Donna married Ronnie L. Wheeler and moved to the Beaumont area in 1986.

Donna retired from Jefferson County in 2015. At the time of her retirement, she worked for the District Clerk. Donna served as the court coordinator of the 279th District Court of Jefferson County, first for the Honorable Judge Tom Mulvany and the Honorable Judge Rick Williams.

Donna loved spending time with her family, designing gemstone jewelry, and staying at their condo in Navarre Beach, Florida.

Survivors include her mother, Marie Underwood Dye, of LaGrange, Georgia; husband, Ronnie L. Wheeler; sons, Sean L. Wheeler, of Pensacola, Florida and Seth R. Wheeler and his wife, Karla Kaye, of Navarre, Florida; grandson, Holden L. Wheeler, of Navarre, Florida; sister, Vicky Gail Cleary, of LaGrange, Georgia; brother, Richard Leslie Dye and his wife, Lois, of Hammond, Louisiana; sister-in-law, Darlene Elizabeth Nolen, of Jasper; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her father, Donald Mack Dye.

The family expresses their heart felt gratitude for the love and care given to Donna by Affinity Hospices, Beaumont.

A graveside service for Mrs. Wheeler will be Saturday, August 14, 2021, at Beech Creek Cemetery, Spurger, under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont.

Due to COVID-19 only a graveside service will be held.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Affinity Hospice, 755 South 11th Street, Suite 205, Beaumont, Texas 77701; or to a charity of your choice.

The cross is heavy, Lord

And I am weak to bear it

But I have faith:

For Thou hast promised, Lord,

That Thou will surely share it.

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Comments (1)

    Michael Dye says:

    I just found out today (August 29th) that my first cousin, Donna, had passed away. Following the death of my mom and Donna’s aunt in 1996, our lives went in different directions and I had not seen her since. My condolences to my Aunt Marie, cousin Vicky and to the Wheeler family.

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Christine Sanders Juckett

My sweet friend from our days at Vance Mathews. She always kept those two in line! I’ll miss you Donna.

Jackie Gregory Frusha

Ronnie, I am so sorry to hear of Donna's passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and y'all's kids.

susan Gail gregory

Ronnie, we are so sorry for your loss of your beautiful wife, Donna. We are praying for you and your family. . May God Bless you all. Love , The Gregory family

Bonnie Sirmons

Ronnie, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I am so sorry for your loss.

Sandra Ludwig

Ronnie, to be blessed to have a wonderful life partner has been a gift! The memories ...the love!

Linda Sachitano

I am so sorry to see that Donna has passed. I will offer prayers for all of her family. I worked with Donna at SPNBL.

Alisa Raumaker

I am so sorry to hear of Donna's passing. I worked with her at the court house and always enjoyed her company and beautiful smile. My prayers are with all of her family and friends.

Dennis and Dora Stevenson

Ron I am so sorry for your loss. I will always remember the times we spent together with you and Dona. She was such a beautiful woman, awesome wife, and mother. We will miss her. greatly.