Cora Wise

Saturday, November 13, 2004

Cora Alice Wise, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 12, 2004, at Fountainbleau Lodge.

She was born April 8, 1912, at Blodgett, Mo., daughter of George A. and Gertrude Peel Johnson. She and Lee Bell Wise were married at Benton. He preceded her in death.

Mrs. Wise was a resident of Cape Girardeau 60 years, and was employed by Cape Girardeau School District 18 years. She was a member of Red Star Baptist Church.

Survivors include a brother, Charles Johnson of Cape Girardeau; a sister, Joyce (Rev. Verlee) Eaker of Anna, Ill.; and a grandson, Christopher Wise of Cape Girardeau.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother and a sister.

Friends may call at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home from 11 a.m. Sunday until time of service.

The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Cy Smith officiating. Burial will be in Oakdale Cemetery at Commerce, Mo.