Mary Elizabeth Wise, age 86, of Bluff City, TN passed away on Monday, August 6, 2018. She was born August 15, 1931 in Bristol, VA a daughter of the late James and Nellie Fenner Thomas, and she lived all of her life in the Bluff City area. Mrs. Wise was a faithful member of Pleasant View Baptist Church.
Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by sisters, Geraldine Collins and Betty Thomas. She is survived by her loving husband of 70 years, Jack Wise; daughters Patricia Jackson, Jackie Seats and husband Marvin, and Edna Massengill and husband Dean; sons, Bobby Wise, Jack Wade Wise, and Randy Wise and wife Lisa; sisters, Georgia Maiden, Nancy Sluder, Mattie Cregar, and Vesta; brother, Bob Thomas; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 8:00 pm in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Rodney Fields and Pastor Dean Earl officiating. The burial will be held 2 pm Wednesday in Sunrise Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening 6:00 to 7:45pm prior to the service at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Ronnie Weston, Allen Weston, Jason Wise, Darrell Wise, Travis Trivette, and Brian Hewitt. Honorary pallbearers will be Levi Earl, Carson Barker, and members of Pleasant View Baptist Church.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the caregivers of Christian Care Center of Bristol for their loving care and support shown to Mrs. Wise.