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R.W. (Dub) Wise     View His Tombstone
January 29, 1918 - July 11, 2009

R.W. (Dub) Wise, age 91, went home to be with the Lord on July 11, 2009.

R.W. Was born January 29, 1918 in Pilot Grove to Riley Willard Wise and Martha Mabelle Bennett.  He married Mary Louise Tillett on June 11, 1938 in Van Alstyne.  R.W. Farmed most of his life and later retired from Enderby Gas.

R.W. is survived by his wife of 71 years Mary (Jenny) Wise; 6 children, Clarence Wise of Van Alstyne, Eddie Wise & wife LeeAnne of Caddo Mills, Roberta Sprowl, Jean Douglass & husband Gerald, Deborah Meinen & husband, Bob, Cindy Lansford & husband Jeff of Van Alstyne; and 2 sisters, Opal Murray and Bessie Hix Morris of Van Alstyne.  He was Papaw to 13 grandchildren, Jeffrey, Jason, and Jarrod Sprowl, Misty Adams, Adam Wise, Marla Arterbury, Holli Weatherley, Hayley Blair, Heath Wise, Jennifer Meinen, Bryan and Lee Yates, and Suzie Arthur.  R.W. also was a Great Papaw to 17 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.

He is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Mary Barnett; brother, Olin Wise; 1 grandson, Chris Wayne Douglass; 1 son-in-law, Vincent Sprowl; and 1 daughter-in-law, Pat Wise.

Pallbearers are grandsons, Adam Wise, Heath Wise, Bryan Yates, Lee Yates, Jarrod Sprowl, and Jason Sprowl.


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