Archive for Friday, February 14, 2003

Zada Z. Wise

February 14, 2003


Graveside services for Zada Z. Wise, 80, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Monday in Hubbel Hill Cemetery in Tonganoxie.

Mrs. Wise died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2003, at Jefferson County Memorial Hospital in Winchester.

She was born Oct. 20, 1922, in Stilwell, the daughter of Henry W. and Cora E. (Anderson) Wilks.

Mrs. Wise farmed in Leavenworth County all her life.

She married William A. Wise in 1960 in Tulsa, Okla. He died Dec. 27, 1989.

Survivors include two sons, Jerry Wise, rural Leavenworth County, and Ed Wise, Gainesville, Ga.; a daughter, Rita West, Lawrence; a brother, Chester Wilks, Lawrence; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.

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