May 14, 1928 - January 17, 2019
Jean Wisdom, age 90, of DeWitt, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2019, at White River Health Care and Rehab at Calico Rock, Arkansas. Mrs. Wisdom lived most of her life in DeWitt, Arkansas and the last 6-1/2 years in Mountain Home, Arkansas. She was born May 14, 1928, in New Madrid, Missouri, to Wesley Anderson and Mabel Frances Hughes Bennett. She married Harlan Emmett Wisdom in May of 1947, in Arkansas County. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church in DeWitt, a homemaker, and formerly worked at the DeWitt Shoe Factory. She was a much sought-after seamstress in DeWitt, was a wonderful cook and an avid reader. She made her daughters’ wedding gowns and the baptismal gowns worn in the baptisms of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her grandchildren were the light of her life. She was lovingly called “Aunt Jean” by her neighbors and friends. Survivors are two daughters: Lynda Barnes and husband, John of Mountain Home; and Nina Maddox and husband, Joe of St. Louis, Missouri; two brothers: Dale Bennett and wife, Edna and Doyle Bennett and wife, Bobbie: all of DeWitt; four grandchildren: Curt Barnes; Andrew Barnes and wife, Tara; Rob Maddox and wife, Stephanie Richter; and Leigh Maddox and husband, Ben Crane; three great-grandchildren: Ayden and Alyson Barnes and Marlowe Maddox Crane; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a brother: Wesley A. Bennett, Jr. and sisters: Sylvia Loper, and Margaret Ryan. Visitation with the family receiving friends will be from Noon-1:45 P.M. Monday, January 21, 2019, at Essex Funeral Home in DeWitt. A Graveside Service will follow at 2:00 P.M. at Cedarcrest Memorial Gardens with Reverend Stan Swiderski, officiating. Arrangements are by Roller Funeral Home of Mountain Home. Visit our online guestbook at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/mtnhome.
Jean Wisdom, age 90, of DeWitt, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2019, at White River Health Care and Rehab at Calico Rock, Arkansas. Mrs. Wisdom lived most of her life in DeWitt, Arkansas and the last 6-1/2 years in Mountain Home,... View Obituary & Service Information
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