Mary Wise

Friday, August 30, 2002

Graveside service for Mary Gladys Wise of Cape Girardeau will be held at 11 a.m. today at Oak Grove Cemetery in Charleston, Mo. The Rev. Gerald Collier will officiate.

McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston is in charge of arrangements.

Wise, 89, died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.

She was born Aug. 6, 1913, in Blytheville, Ark., daughter of Robert H. and Vergie Kays Wise.

Wise was a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. She was principal at Scott City Elementary School from 1937 to 1943.

She was a link instrument trainer in Atlanta, Ga., with the U.S. Navy. Following her discharge in 1945 she began work with the U.S. Civil Service and moved to Portland, Ore. She moved to Chateau Girardeau in 1992.

Survivors include a sister, Bobbie Stallings of Charleston.

She was preceded in death by five brothers.