Wise, Edward N. (Benton)

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Edward N. Wise, 76, of Benton, TN, passed away on Sunday, February. 24, 2013, in Pensacola, FL. 

Edward was born in South Pittsburgh, TN on October 20, 1935, the son of the late Norris and Ruby Wise. He had made Benton his home since the early 1980’s. He was a veteran of the United States Army, who served his country during the Korean War. He was a retired Truck Driver who lived for family and friends. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 33 years, Betty Wise. 

He is survived by one step-son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Penny Mccall of Pensacola; three grandchildren, Steven (Cory) Mccall of Shelton, WA, Ricky Mccall of Virgina Beach, VA and Christifer Mccall of Fort Polk, LA; and numerous other extended family members and friends. 

A memorial service is planned for Saturday, March 2, at 2 p.m. at Smyrna Baptist Church, Smyrna Road, Ocoee TN. 

Higgins Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.


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