Lorna L. (Kephart) Wheat, 73, passed away Saturday Nov. 11, 2017, in Noblesville.

She was a resident of Sheridan and a former lifelong resident of Bargersville.

She was born Jan. 10, 1944 in Bargersville to late Eugene and Rose Mary (Dorrell) Kephart.

She graduated from Center Grove High School, class of 1962. She married Wendell M. Wheat on June 27, 1963 in Greenwood; they were married for 54 years. She was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking and gardening. She was a member of the Bargersville Eastern Star and Johnson County 4-H. She loved spending time with family and grandchildren and she loved her cats.

Survivors include her husband, Wendell Wheat of Sheridan; her two children, Candie (James) Davis of Sheridan, and Chris (Kelly) Wheat of Greenwood; brother, Larry (Kathy) Kephart of Whiteland, and six grandchildren.

A funeral service is scheduled for  11a.m. Thursday Nov. 16, 2017, at Jessen Funeral Home, Whiteland Chapel, 729 N. U.S. 31. Visitation is scheduled from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday Nov. 15, 2017, at the funeral home. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin.

Online condolences: www.jessenfuneralhome.com.