April 6, 1926 - August 20, 2018
On August 20, 2018, Mary Jewell Wise, 92, of Hoopeston, passed away at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. She was a loving mother, grandmother and sister. Jewell was born on April 6, 1926 in Somerset, Kentucky, to Raymond and Nottie “Burton” Gossett. She weighed 3 lbs. at birth and could fit into a coffee cup. In 1944, Jewell graduated from John Greer High School in Hoopeston. In 1992, she retired from Pillsbury in Hoopeston. Jewell was married to Samuel R. Wise on August 10, 1947, in Hoopeston. They spent 45 loving years together. They have six children. Jewell is survived by son, Shawon (Nora) Wise, daughters, Shiela Wise, Starna (John) Dudley, and Seresa (Pat) Puhr and daughter in law, Ann Wise. She is also survived by brother, Michael (Marcia) Gossett, sisters, Shirley (C.J.) Kinsey and Linda Mulcahy, and sister in law, Orlena Gossett. The grandchildren surviving are Samuel (Maria Mazza) Wise III, Jeffrey Wise, Andrew Wise, Heather (Rick Hawn) Dudley-Hawn, John (Courtney) Dudley, Gene (Marci) Dudley, Jenell Bunsen, Patrick (Lynn) Puhr, Joshua Wakeland, Ryan Dudley, Aaron (Jenni) Wise, Julie (Cody) Weller, Jacob Wakeland, Matthew (Lisa) Puhr, and Benjamin (Raven) Puhr. The great-grandchildren surviving are Brooke (Eric) Burlison, Alec Wise, Austin Wise, Jaida Wise, Wyatt Hawn, Tayia Wise, Nickolas Wise, Emma Wise, Makayla Wise, Mikaila Dudley, M. Alexander Wise, Skyler Wakeland, Justin Bunsen, Gina Dudley, Vincent Wise, Aidan Skinner, Mason Weller, Jacob Sherman, Cannon Dudley, Savanna Jewell Skinner, Jackson Dudley, Payton Hunt, Cadi Wise, Brendan Puhr, Olivia Wise, Madden Puhr, Marissa Bunsen, Carsen Dudley, Katelyn Puhr, Janey Puhr, Ethan Pooler, Alayna Nale, Lauren Puhr, Nixon Puhr, Kayden Puhr, Benton Weller, Rosalea Weller, Cooper Hawn, Riata Hawn, and Aria Puhr. Great great grandchildren surviving are Carter Burlison, Leah Burlison, and Athena Wise. She is survived by many nieces and nephews. Also, surviving are her grand dogs, T.J., Sadie, and Daisey. Jewell was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Wise, Sr., her parents, Raymond and Nottie Gossett. Also preceding her are her sons, Samuel Wise Jr. and Steven Wise, grandson Robert Puhr, great-grandson Carter Wise. Her brothers, Donald Gossett, Wayne Gossett, Stanley Gossett, and Randy Gossett and her sisters, Ruby Watson and Janis Nelson preceded her in death. Mrs. Wise was a member of the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Hoopeston where she taught Sunday School for many years. She was a member of several committees at the church and enjoyed going to the Mother/Daughter Banquets. Jewell enjoyed crocheting afghans, traveling, collecting dolls, watching the Chicago Cubs and Illini Basketball, and playing euchre. She enjoyed taking and looking at the many pictures of her family. Most of all Grandma Jewell loved the family gatherings (Easter, Labor Day, Christmas Eve, and Birthdays). A funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ, 502 E. Main, Hoopeston, Illinois. Pastor Thomas Cici will officiate. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park in Danville, IL. The visitation will be from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm on Friday, August 24, 2018 at Anderson Funeral Home, 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, Illinois. Any memorials may be donated to the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ, 502 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL 60942 or to the donor’s choice. Mom/Jewell will be missed by all of us but will live forever in our hearts.
On August 20, 2018, Mary Jewell Wise, 92, of Hoopeston, passed away at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. She was a loving mother, grandmother and sister. Jewell was born on April 6, 1926 in Somerset, Kentucky, to Raymond and Nottie... View Obituary & Service Information
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