|LINDA N WHEELER-SMITH
December 12, 1953 - May 3, 2012
Linda Wheeler-Smith died Thursday, May 03, 2012, after a short illness at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.
TSGT Wheeler-Smith served her country honorably and proudly for 20 years as a Morse Systems Supervisor and Information Management Specialist. She was stationed at Keesler AFB, Mississippi; Clark AFB, Philppines; Iraklion AFS, Crete; Taiwan; Misawa AFB, Japan; Kunia, Hawaii; Kelly AFB, San Antonio Texas; Kadena AFB, Okinawa; and Ft. George G Meade, Md. She was awarded five Air Force Commendation Medals, an Air Force Achievement Medal, five Air Force Outstanding Unit awards, six Air Force Good Conduct Medals, the National Defense Service Medal, and the Defense Meritorious Service Medal. Her hobbies included fishing, watching movies, and spending time with her family
She is survived by her son Aaron Wheeler, daughter-in-law Carrie Wheeler, grandson Quinn Wheeler, and granddaughter Camdyn Wheeler of Ankeny, Iowa, Sister Dotty Leatherwood and family of Shelby, NC; and brother Bob Lanning and family of Concord, NC.
Family Service: 1 p.m. Thursday at the Leatherwood homne, Officiated by the Rev. Len Byers. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that all donations be sent to the Cleveland Healthcare Foundation at 201 Grover St, Shelby, NC 28150