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Charles Elmer Wise
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Obituary for Charles Elmer Wise

Charles Elmer Wise, age 84, passed away on May 2, 2018 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Malcolm and Susan Harless Wise, his wife Geraldine Herndon Wise, a son Jerry Lee Wise, and his longtime companion Roberta Dancy.

He is survived by his children, Judy Church and husband Jimmy of Abingdon, VA
Debbie Vestal and husband Rob of Abingdon, VA
Eddie Wise of Abingdon, VA
Lapeta Widener and husband Martin of Meadowview, VA
Ricky Wise of Abingdon, VA

16 Grandchildren and 21 great Grandchildren
A host of other special family and friends, including sisters, brothers, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Elmer Wise will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 4, 2018 in the D.R. Henderson Funeral Home with Pastor Robert Prater and Pastor Mark Vestal officiating. Burial will follow in the Mount Rose cemetery. The family will receive friends from noon until 2:00 prior to the service.

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