Helen Wheeler Tidwell

Born in Shelbyville, TN on April 3, 1927

Departed on March 3, 2019 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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Helen Wheeler Tidwell, 91 of Hendersonville, TN passed away on Sunday, March 3, 2019. Helen was born April 3, 1927 in Shelbyville, TN to the late Floyd and Roberta Smith. Helen worked with the public for over 70 years at the Bank of Hendersonville and later as a demo lady at Sams Club. She was an active member of the Hendersonville First Baptist Church and the Love Sunday School Class for over 58 years. Above all else, Helen truly loved and adored her family and spent all of her time loving on them. Helen is survived by her son, Charles R. (Fonda) Wheeler; daughter, Mary Jane (Wayne) Raymond; grandchildren, Ninette (Alan) Blackwell, Chuck (Gwynn) Wheeler, Nakia (Chris) Schneider, Staci (Michael) Young, Jonathan (Leslie) Ault, Hunter (Tiffany) Raymond and Natalie (Ryan) Martin; 9 great-grandchildren; her sister, Nelda Driscoll; 2 very special nieces, Kristy (Butch) Harrell and Judy (Paul) Bryant, and several other nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles L. Wheeler, Jr.; second husband, James O. Tidwell; daughter-in-law, Susanne V. Wheeler; step-father, Thomas F. Beckwith and brother, Frank F. Beckwith. Family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 from 9am-9pm at Hendersonville Funeral Home (353 E. Main St; Hendersonville, TN, 37075) and again from 9-10am on Thursday (3/7) where a celebration of life will follow at 10am. Interment will follow at Hendersonville Memory Gardens with the grandsons being honored as pallbearers.

8 Comments to Helen Wheeler Tidwell

  1. Melissa Holmes
    March 4, 2019 9:55 pm

    So sorry about your loss Mary Jane. Prayers for the family.

  2. Elaine (Butts) Fox
    March 5, 2019 8:37 am

    I am so sorry to hear of Helen’s death. I also worked in banking in Hendersonville for many years, and knew Helen abd found her to be a sweet, loving lady! My prayers for your coming days as you say your goodbyes.

  3. Sharon Binkley
    March 5, 2019 1:26 pm

    We have great memories of our sweet Ms. Helen. Loved seeing her & Nelda very Wednesday night at church. She was always so kind and loving to my granddaughters . She will be missed. Gene & I loved her.

  4. Judy Satty
    March 5, 2019 9:44 pm

    Mary Jane,
    So sorry to hear about Helen. We really had some great times working at the bank.We had something going on everyday we worked but made fun out of most anything.Helen was most definitely a people person. I know how much she loved her family.
    Love and prayers sent to you and your family.
    Billy and Judy Satty

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