Brigitte Wheeler PDF Print E-mail

Brigitte Diane Wheeler, 43, of Newberry, died Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at her residence.

Born on February 13, 1974, in Newberry, she was the daughter of John Forrest Wheeler, Jr. and Mildred Branham Hatchell. She was a graduate of Piedmont Technical College and had been employed at Newberry County Memorial Hospital and was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her father, John (Sylvia) Wheeler; her mother, Mildred (Scottie) Hatchell; daughters, Brittany Taylor (Dylan) and Nikki (Tyler) Poag both of Newberry; her fiancée, Ronnie Derrick; step-son, Ben (Sara) Derrick of Newberry; step-daughter, Hannah Derrick of Newberry; brother, Johnny (Melba) Wheeler of Prosperity and grandchildren, Cali Derrick, Nathan Taylor and Colton Poag; step-grandson, Caden Collins. She was predeceased by grandparents, Mary S. and John Forrest Wheeler, Sr. and Myrtle and Wylie Branham and an aunt and uncle, Royce and Anne Counts.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm Friday, April 21, 2017, at St. Paul Lutheran Church by the Rev. Brent Nichols and Rev. Michael Price. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Amedisys Hospice, 184 Commerce Drive, Newberry, SC 29108.

Active pallbearers will be Steve Kinard, Austin Wheeler, Ben Derrick, Shane Bowers, Alan Sligh and Huger Caughman, Jr.

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#65 barbara livingston 2017-04-25 22:33
Milly and john and family the hardest thing in this world is hard to lose a child, may god hold you and give you his loving arms every day if jimmy and I ever have go through that ever, I hope we do not but god has a place in heaven for her that I know I worked with
both of you and and I know both of you were good parents,so there are no regrets.barbara andjimmy.Loveto all.
 
 
#64 Brenda Gallman 2017-04-23 20:31
Mildred and family, so sorry for your loss, memories of loved ones are precious and we will always be able to keep them.
 
 
#63 Karen Winn 2017-04-22 20:34
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this difficult time. May God surround each of you with his love and tender care. Cherish the memories. Have peace knowing Bridget is no longer in pain or suffering. She is at peace now in her Heavenly Fathers arms. Love to all
Rodger and Karen Winn
 
 
#62 Mary Jo L. Piester 2017-04-22 14:52
I'm so sorry for your loss.. May the Lord give you all strength, courage, peace, and grace today and the days ahead during this most difficult time. God Bless ~ William & Mary Jo L. Piester
 
 
#61 Cindy toe 2017-04-22 06:43
I'm sorry for Ur loss, my prayers, to u and Ur family
 
 
#60 Cindy toe 2017-04-22 06:41
I'm sorry for Ur loss . Prayers to u and Ur family
 
 
#59 Pam Shealy 2017-04-21 19:01
Wayne and I send our heartfelt sympathy and prayers to Millie, John, Johnny, Austin, Ronnie and all of Brigitte's family. We are so heasrtbroken by the loss of this sweet, wonderful woman. We all go "way" back and feel your pain with you. Love and prayers to all of you - Wayne and Pam Shealy
 
 
#58 John & Susie Epting 2017-04-21 17:03
We are so sorry to learn of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
 
 
#57 Frances Summers Trav 2017-04-21 16:54
Millie, I was so sorry to read of the loss of your daughter, I know what you are going through because I lost my son 8 months ago. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
 
 
#56 Jan Redden 2017-04-21 10:53
We were so sorry to hear of Brigitte's passing. She was such a sweet lady and loved her family so much. We will keep you in my thoughts and prayer.
Jim and Jan Redden
 
 
#55 Lydia Merchant 2017-04-21 10:00
We are so very sorry for your loss. Brigitte was a sweet person and will be truley missed. Each and every one of you are in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Lydia and David Merchant, Phillip and Ingrid Trotter
 
 
#54 Gary Graham 2017-04-21 08:34
I worked with Brigitte at Bilo and at Newberry Hospital. She was a sweet and kind person who always had a smile on her face. I'm sorry to hear of her death. May God wrap his arms around you and give you peace and comfort during this difficult time.

Gary Graham
 
 
#53 Collier and Sharon 2017-04-21 08:28
Our hearts are heavy with your loss. May GOD hold you in his arms. Our deepest sympathy to all of the family
collier and Sharon Neel
 
 
#52 Susan Clary 2017-04-21 08:04
My heart is heavy and broken. May it comfort you to know that she no longer suffers but is now in the loving arms of Jesus. Brigitte was a pleasure to work with and I will treasure our days together. Praying for all of you. Love, Susan
 
 
#51 Teresa Painter 2017-04-20 17:32
Millie, Johnny, sorry to hear of Bridigtte's passing, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, RIP Bridigtte, Go sing high on the mountain. You are loved by so many. My prayers are with you all
 
 
#50 Robin Pitts 2017-04-20 17:28
Sorry for your loss. Millie & Johnny & Family. Brigethe was always smiling & very loving.
Praying for your family.
Robin, Melvin & Malik
 
 
#49 Sandra & Mike Goodma 2017-04-20 17:21
Our thoughts and prayers are will you all during this sad time. May God's give of comfort and peace be with you all and send family and friends to shore you up in your time of need. To Bridgett's family, her dad, her mom and my Austin's friend, "Wheeler", we love you all! Sandra, Mike, Austin, Tiffany, Kaitlynne, Savie & Michael
 
 
#48 ronnie wicker 2017-04-20 16:51
So sorry to hear about Brigitte,she was a sweet lady. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. May god bless you all with peace and comfort.Love Ronnie and Carolyn Wicker
 
 
#47 Tina Lominick Moore 2017-04-20 16:11
Ms. Millie and family, Brigitte was such a loving and kind person. My heart breaks at this sad news. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
 
 
#46 Chris & Becky 2017-04-20 15:20
Johnny and family, We are SO very sorry to hear about Brigitte. You are in our thoughts and prayers!! Love, Chris, Becky and family
 
 
#45 Bridget Bouknight 2017-04-20 14:54
Johnny & family,
I'm so very sadden of hearing this. We're very sorry of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. With deepest sympathy,
Bridget Pitts Bouknight & family.
 
 
#44 Brandi Bedenbaugh 2017-04-20 14:52
Mrs. Millie, I'm so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers, thoughts and hugs to you and your family during this difficult time.
 
 
#43 Polly Turner 2017-04-20 14:46
Millie,Brittany ,Nikki
Ronnie,Johnny and Family , I am so sorry to hear of Brigette passing away. My heart is broken for each of you. Take comfort in knowing she's in a much better place and has no more pain and suffering.Cherish the many memories you have of Bright tell. You are in my thoughts and prayers now and the days and weeks ahead.
 
 
#42 Sylvia & Joe Moore 2017-04-20 14:41
Millie,Johnny,J ohn and family,so sorry to hear of your loss.May God wrap his loving arms around you all and know she is in a better place!We are thinking and praying for you!Much Love,Sylvia and Joe
 
 
#41 GinaPrice 2017-04-20 14:34
MrJohn and family no words can describe the loss your feeling I was sad when I found out we had great times together as kids and teenagers..she will be dearly missed love to your family....
 
 
#40 csrol 2017-04-20 14:22
May u rest high on your mountain in the loveing arms of our Lord & all your loved ones u will be missed by many love u always Carol....
 
 
#39 Jimmy,Robin,Taylor 2017-04-20 14:20
So sorry to hear of Brigitte's passing. May God give you strength and peace during this time.
 
 
#38 Terrie S Mayer 2017-04-20 13:12
Millie, John, Johnnie, Brittany, Nikki, and families..... no words can comfort you at this moment. I know that.
May the PEACE of GOD which surpasses human understanding be with you now and forever.

I love you all.
You have my deepest sympathy.

Love,
Terrie Shealy Mayer
 
 
#37 CIndy Leitzsey 2017-04-20 12:29
MIllie There are no words to make this easy to understand I will be thinking of your family and praying for them in the days ahead.God be with you Love ya Cindy
 
 
#36 Wanda Hartman 2017-04-20 12:07
Ronnie, you and your family are in our prayers. May God hold you in His arms during this most difficult time. Love,Barry, Wanda, Meghan and Sue Hartman.
 
 
#35 Michelle Sherman 2017-04-20 11:13
My prayers and thoughts go out to Brittany and Nikki and the rest of the family. Brigitte was an exceptional person always a smile on her face. The love for her family was the most dearest to her heart. May God comfort you all in this time.
 
 
#34 Donna S Long 2017-04-20 10:57
John and family, I am so sorry to hear of Brigitte,s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Donna Long
 
 
#33 Tonya Goggans 2017-04-20 10:19
Brittany,
Lifting you and your family up prayer durning this difficult time.
Pray the Lord will continue to strength and guide you and your family.
Love Ya Sweet Girl
Tonya❤️
 
 
#32 Wyse & Kathy Hill 2017-04-20 10:16
We are so sorry to hear about Brigitte. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the family. May God give you comfort and strength during this very difficult time.
Kathy
 
 
#31 Eddy&lindaRichardson 2017-04-20 09:47
We are so sorry for your loss
Eddy and I will have you all in our prayers
Know that Jesus is with you
We pray for comfort and peace

Eddy &Linda Richardson
 
 
#30 Tammy McAlister 2017-04-20 09:46
To all the family, I had the pleasure to know Brigett while she was at the bank. She was a sweet person and always had an beautiful smile. May God give you peace and comfort in the days ahead. Tammy and Tom McAlister
 
 
#29 Mollie Graham 2017-04-20 09:38
Dear JOHN,SYLVIA and family,I am so sadden to hear about BRIGITTE. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.Take care LOVE and BLESSINGS MOLLIE
 
 
#28 Sharon DeBerry 2017-04-20 09:25
Dear Ronnie, Family and Friends
So sad when one so young passes on. May God's Peace find you.
 
 
#27 Karen Lindler Smith 2017-04-20 09:24
May God Be With You And Your Family During This Difficult Time.Love Joey and Karen Lindler Smith
 
 
#26 Johnny Frick 2017-04-20 09:02
Sorry for your loss, God will provide comfort for you all.
 
 
#25 Allene Dawkins 2017-04-20 08:37
I am so saddened to hear about Brigitte. I will miss seeing her at Grace church. My thoughts & prayers are with all of the family. May God grant you comfort and peace!!
 
 
#24 Sherry 2017-04-20 08:33
Brigitte was one of the sweetest I've ever known. My heart and prayers are with you all. God Bless.
 
 
#23 Melodie Waters 2017-04-20 08:20
I am so thankful to have had the privilege of knowing Brigitte for the last few years, for worshipping with her, visiting with her, laughing with her, and loving her. I only regret that it was so brief. I'll cherish the memories and love forever. To Ronnie, Nikki, Brittany, Brigitte's parents, brother, and family...you are all in my thoughts and prayers. Thank you for sharing her.
Love,
Melodie
 
 
#22 LanelCountsCrawford 2017-04-20 08:20
I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with the family during this time.
Love,
Lanel
 
 
#21 Gwen W Kyzer 2017-04-20 08:03
John and family. I am so sorry for your loss, may God give you strength to get through this time of grief.
 
 
#20 Amanda B tomsey 2017-04-20 07:36
Our thoughts and prayers go to you all. May God give you comfort during this time.
Love, Talbott, Amanda, Bristol, & Collin Tomsey
 
 
#19 TARA MADRAY PRICE 2017-04-20 07:32
Johnny & Mrs. Millie my prayers are with you both and the entire family my prayers are with you. Brigitte had an infectious smile and was always a pleasure to be around. She will truly be missed.
 
 
#18 Ann Foster Slater 2017-04-20 06:59
My heart breaks for all of you. We were really good friends in high school and I was still very fond of her after our lives took us different directions. She was a wonderful person and loved her family. Thoughts and prayers with you all. She will be truly missed and remembered for the wonderful person she was. RIP my friend with love
 
 
#17 Tammy Livingston 2017-04-20 06:46
Miss Millie, Johnny and Girls, I am so sorry about Brigitte I loved her so much. I have so many memories of our teenage years that I will never forget. I know that she is up in heaven and is a bright star in the sky. Please know that we love each of you... Tammy, Todd and Taylor
 
 
#16 Lynn Wessinger 2017-04-20 06:06
My heart is breaking for all of you and for all who loved Brigitte. She was one of 'my girls' when she was in high school I loved her as my own. Her big smile was infectious. Please know our thoughts and our prayers are with you. My prayer is that all those special memories you made together through the years will bring you comfort as she continues her journey with our Lord and you learn to live without her physical presence. I love you all.
 
 
#15 Mary Pat Richardson 2017-04-19 23:58
John and family, I am so sorry to learn of Brigitte's passing.
May God give you strength throughout the coming days and weeks. Mary Pat
 
 
#14 Debbie Werts 2017-04-19 23:02
Our family sends their prayers to all of you. Brigitte was a very special person that will be missed dearly. Paul, Debbie, Stephen, and Rion Werts
 
 
#13 Rebecca Poag 2017-04-19 22:46
My thoughts and prayers are with Nikki and Brittany and family. I am so sorry.
 
 
#12 Donna Livingston 2017-04-19 22:46
So sorry for your loss. Brigitte was a very good person and very happy. Nay God be with you and your family at thus time.
 
 
#11 Wendy & Mike Riley 2017-04-19 20:29
May we extend to your family and Ronnie our deepest sympathy and we are praying for God's comfort to you all.
 
 
#10 Teddy Bonds 2017-04-19 20:27
I'm so sorry for your loss we are praying for the family. She will be missed.
 
 
#9 cindy mace 2017-04-19 20:17
Another angel gone. Brigitte was a very loving and caring person. She had some special qualities about here. Devotion to the people she loved was one of great value. She will be greatly missed.
 
 
#8 Alice J. Moore 2017-04-19 20:15
Millie, Johnny, John & Family- May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with Brigitte comfort you today and always. With deepest sympathy.
Alice Moore
 
 
#7 bethany mace 2017-04-19 20:11
Brittany and Nikki I am so sorry. I love you and miss yal. Aunt Brigitte was always like my mom and thanks for watching me grow up. Hard to believe she's not here with us. was looking forward to many more years with yal at the beach.
 
 
#6 Rhonda Koon 2017-04-19 20:11
I am so very saddened to hear about Brigitte. She was the sweetest, friendliest, and always smiling person, from a little girl to a beautiful woman. Praying that Our Father will give all of You the strength to get through this difficult time. I will cherish all my wonderful memories of Brigitte deep in my heart.
 
 
#5 Jane Pitts 2017-04-19 20:01
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God give you the comfort and strength during this most difficult time.

Love, Jane Pitts, Bobby and Bryan Cotney
 
 
#4 Larry&Barbara Wise 2017-04-19 19:39
To all of Bridgette's family, we are so sorry for your loss. May God wrap his loving arms around you and give you comfort at this difficult time. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers!
 
 
#3 Cheryl Bedenbaugh 2017-04-19 19:12
John and family, I am so sorry to hear about your loss of Brigitte. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God give you the comfort and strength during this most difficult time. God bless each of you. Cheryl Bedenbaugh
 
 
#2 Deb & Derrill Taylor 2017-04-19 18:53
Our thoughts and prayers are with Brigitte's family and loved ones. May God console you all and give you comfort during your time of grief. Much Love, Debra & Derrill
 
 
#1 Edward Graham 2017-04-19 18:08
So sorry to hear of Brigitte's passing. She was a sweet and kind person. May God wrap his arms around you and give you peace!

Edward