Donna J. Wisdom

Published 1:53 pm Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Mrs. Donna J. Wisdom, 83, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, September 19, 2021, in Tifton, GA where she resided for the past four years.

She was born June 7, 1938, in Mineral Point, PA.  She was the daughter of the late Sanford H. and Ruby E. Stiffler Rager.  She lived her adult life in Niles, OH before moving to Elizabethton, TN in 2009.

Mrs. Wisdom was a graduate of Rayen High School in Youngstown, OH. On October 17, 1959, she married Murel P. Wisdom with whom they enjoyed 53 years of marriage. She was also a faithful member of Pleasant Beach Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband and parents, two brothers are deceased, Sanford (Jay) Rager and Bruce W. Rager.

Survivors of Mrs. Wisdom include two daughters; Denise (Roy) Smith of Tifton, GA, Lisa Wisdom & friend Dennis Queen of Alamosa, CO; one brother Roy (Helen) Rager of Severn, MD; five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 25, 2021, at 11:00 AM at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Pastor Mark Fowler officiating. The family will receive friends 10 AM – 11 AM Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Blevins Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Pleasant Beach Baptist Church, 125 Watauga Rd., Elizabethton, TN 37643.
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Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Wisdom Family.