Clyde Wisdom

Tuesday, January 28, 2003

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Clyde L. "Peck" Wisdom, 73, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003, at Hunter Acres Caring Center in Sikeston.

He was born Feb. 10, 1929, son of Hoy and Luttie Whitesell Wisdom. He and Treva Williams were married Nov. 5, 1949.

He was a newspaper distributor for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Southeast Missourian, the Commercial Appeal, USA Today and the Wall Street Journal. He was a member of First Assembly of God church.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Gale Wisdom of Jackson and Clyde and Greg Wisdom of Sikeston; two daughters, Linda Manes and Nancy Driskill of Sikeston; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers and two grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston. The Revs. Allan Basham and Woody Phillips will officiate. Burial will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston.