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Wilma J. Schwert, 85, of Jackson died Sunday, July 3, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
She was born July 22, 1919, in Hartman, Ark., daughter of Charley and Dora Ellen Moore Wise. She and Walter Howard Schwert were married on Oct. 10, 1944. He died Sept. 29, 1997.
Schwert was a member of the Locust Grove General Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Shirley Sadler of Burfordville; a brother, Q.B. Wise of Wappapello; two sisters, Lizzie Bell Railey of Berryville, Ark., and Edith Hale of Wappapello; two grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Friends may call at the Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill, Mo., from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. Frank Shanks officiating. Burial will follow in the Sikeston Memorial Park in Sikeston, Mo.