Frances P. Wise, 91, of Clarkton, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 20, 2006, at Golden Living Center in Malden, Mo.
Born April 24, 1915, in Malden, daughter of the late John J. and Vergle Edith Polen Wagster, she was a homemaker and a member of the Spoonerville Baptist Church in Malden and the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 141 in Bernie, Mo.
On Feb. 17, 1936, she married Carmack Wise, who preceded her in death on Jan. 4, 1968. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Martha Sue McMillian.
Survivors include two daughters, Sandra Skidmore and husband, Allen, and Frances Cross and husband, Verlin, all of Malden; one brother, J.D. Wagster and wife, Iris, of Malden; two sisters, Rhoda Lannius, and Mary Ann Stratman, both of Malden; one son-in-law, Bob McMillian, of Perryville, Mo.; four grandsons, John and David Cross, Doug McMillian and Robert Skidmore; two granddaughters, Jennifer Shivers and Patti Byron; eight great-grandchildren, Melissa Ogle, Jason McMillian, Shelby and Cody Skidmore, Johnathan and Danielle Shivers, Emily Cross and Michael Hays and four great-great-grandchildren, Dakota and Macy Ogle and Conner and Cooper McMillian.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 23, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel in Malden with the Rev. Richard Blagg officiating.
Burial was in the Mt. Gilead Cemetery at Clarkton.
Memorials may be made to the Mt. Gilead Cemetery, Spoonerville Baptist Church, Malden Public Library or the charity of your choice.