Agnes (Nicky) A. Wheldon

Chebeague Island- Agnes (Nicky) A. Wheldon, 84, of South Road, passed away on June 21, 2009 in Portland. She was born in Hamburg, Arkansas, a daughter of Joe and Ellen (White) Higginbotham. During the latter part of WW II, she was a nurse in the U.S. Army and served in Berlin where she met Robert L. Wheldon of Chebeague Island. She and Robert married in 1947 and lived in New York and New Jersey from 1947 to 1969. The family summered on Chebeague Island and moved their permanently in 1969, wintering in Florida until 1995. Mrs. Wheldon loved golfing and helped with starting a children’s golf clinic on Chebeague Island. She was also a member of Chebeague Island Grange and Chebeague Island United Methodist Church.
She was pre-deceased by her husband in 2000.

She is survived by a daughter, Helen L. Wheldon of Gainesville, FL; a son, Charles R. Wheldon and his wife Janelle of Bangor; grandchildren, Jason Wheldon and his wife Nicole and Lee Wheldon; great-grandchild, Katelyn.

A visiting hour will be held from 10-11 AM on Saturday, June 27, 2009 at Chebeague United Methodist Church, 344 North Rd. Chebeague Island, where a funeral service will follow at 11 AM. Burial will follow at Chebeague Island Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Island Commons, 132 Littlefield Rd., Chebeague Island, ME 04017-3316. Arrangements are by Lindquist Funeral Home, 1 Mayberry Lane, Yarmouth.