Cassell Wiseman

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Cassell Wiseman, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at the Lutheran Home.

He was born Feb. 26, 1941, in Frazier, Tenn., to John Lee and Lillie Mae Lewis Wiseman. He and Percilla Pigue were married Dec. 5, 1975, in Holly Springs, Miss.

Cassell accepted Christ at New Bethel Baptist Church, where he sang in the church's male choir. He loved roofing and carpentry work, lawn care and driving people around.

Left to mourn his passing are his wife, Percilla Wiseman of Memphis, Tenn.; four sons, Jimmy Wiseman of Holly Springs, James Wiseman and Marcell Spencer of Cape Girardeau, Ricky Wiseman of Memphis; a daughter, Carylon (Calvin) Richard of Holly Springs; three brothers, Chester (Cora) Wiseman and James Wiseman of Holly Springs, Willie Wiseman of Tampa, Fla.; two sisters, Rosetta Craine of Champaign, Ill., Roberta (Henry) Brown of Cape Girardeau; two very special nephews, Floyd and Darrell Wiseman; dear friends he loved very much, Lettie Winston and Alexia White; 18 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, five brothers and six sisters.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church at the corner of Linden and Benton streets in Cape Girardeau, and at 2 p.m. Friday at Brittenum Funeral Home in Holly Springs.

The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Christ Temple Church of God in Christ in Holly Springs, with Albert Pass officiating. Burial will be in Cottrell Memorial Gardens in Holly Springs.

Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at www.fordandsonsfuneralhome.com.