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Anna Beatrice "BeBe" Wheeler Greene

June 24, 1926 ~ February 22, 2024 (age 97) 97 Years Old


Anna Beatrice “BeBe” Wheeler Greene, 97, of Ashland, passed away Thursday, February 22, 2024.
She was born in Paintsville, Kentucky on June 24, 1926, to the late Sherman and Ella Winn Wheeler. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Robert Norman Greene; sisters, Vertrice, Gertrude, Gladys Jewel and Della Wheeler Osborn; and two brothers, Robert and Roger Wheeler.
On December 5, 1939, at Westwood United Baptist Church while attending a revival with her family and best friend Mary Helen Slone, BeBe was converted and spent the rest of her life as a follower of Christ.
BeBe went to Coles Jr. High school and graduated from Ashland High School. While attending Coles she was selected as best all-around girl student. She was double promoted while at Ashland High School and graduated as Valedictorian of the class of 1943. She attended the University of Louisville where she was honored as the outstanding Chi Omega Pledge on the U of L Campus. She attended Ohio State University before returning to Ashland where she and her husband were married on January 21, 1946. She worked as Medical Assistant for Dr. Tom Stevens for 17 years and was a proud homemaker. She was a charter member of the Hillandel Homemaker Club where she was club president. A few years later, she became a member of the Twin Mother’s Club where she was founder and president.
Those left to cherish her memory include a daughter, Cheryl Ann Greene Adams (Rocky) of Paris, KY; sons, Robert Sherman Greene (Olivia) of Lake City, FL, Charles Garrett Greene (Phyllis) of Ashland, John David Greene (Eve) of Greenup, KY and Roger Lee Greene (Michelle) of Paris, KY; sisters, Lee Wheeler Stevens, Mary Lou Wheeler Allen, Regina Wheeler Adams; brothers, Charles Sherman Wheeler and George Harrison Wheeler; 16 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren, and a host of extended family members and dear friends.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Monday, February 26, 2024, at STEEN FUNERAL HOME 13TH STREET CHAPEL with C.J. Murray officiating. Burial will follow in Ashland Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial in BeBe’s memory to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Avenue, Ashland, KY 41101.
Condolences may be sent to


February 26, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Steen Funeral Home - 13th Street Chapel
3409 13th Street
Ashland, KY 41102

Funeral Service
February 26, 2024

1:00 PM
Steen Funeral Home 13th Street Chapel
3409 13th Street
Ashland, KY 41102


Ashland Cemetery



Community Hospice
1480 Carter Avenue, Ashland KY 41101


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