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Joyce Gaynel Wise, 86, of Webbers Falls, OK, was born October 26, 1931 in Webbers Falls, OK, the daughter of Walter and Julia (Jarrard) Ellis and died Thursday, January 18, 2018 at Tulsa.
Joyce was a high school graduate of Webbers Falls. Prior to retirement, she worked as an executive secretary for Southwestern Bell Telephone. On June 24, 1955 she married Cecil Wayne Wise and they were married 58 years before his death in 2013. Joyce enjoyed gardening and was very artistic with art and ceramics. She was always very involved in church and enjoyed helping with V.B.S. and Sunday School.
Survivors include her children, Lisa Wise of Sherman, TX, Mark Wise of Webbers Falls, Mike Wise and wife, Kathleen, of Broken Arrow; grandchildren, Desiree Harston, Adam Howard, Andrew Howard, Rachel Trower and husband, Chad, Brian Wise, Casey Wise, Lindsey Wise and Preston Wise; great-grandchildren, Kirsten, Jillian, and Madison.
Services for Joyce will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 22, 2018 at the First Baptist Church in Webbers Falls with Pastor Jason Ravan and Pastor Andy Jobe officiating. Pallbearers will be Rick Page, Paul Gould, Andy Swearingen, Adam Howard, Andrew Howard and Brian Wise. Honorary pallbearers will be Dorothy Stricklin, Phyllis Anthony, LaDonna Poteete, Modean Ross and Glenda Gould. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery under the direction of Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home of Webbers Falls.
Published on January 21, 2018
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