|Birth: ||Dec. 4, 1918|
|Death: ||Jun. 14, 2011|
Lucile (Flow) Wise (1918 - 2011)
A lifelong native of Walton County, Lucile Flow Wise was born Dec. 4, 1918, to Charles McDonald Flow and Alice Corbett Flow. She passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2011, in Chautauqua Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.
She was a 1936 graduate of Walton High School and a 1940 graduate of Florida State College for Women, where she majored in home economics. In October 1940 she married James Ronald Wise, after which time she taught school at Paxton High School and Walton High School. She was also instrumental in helping her husband launch a retail clothing store, Wise Department Store, a landmark in DeFuniak Springs and Walton County. After retiring from teaching she became a fulltime business partner in the clothing business, one that spanned a period of 40 years. She was a lifelong member of First United Methodist Church in DeFuniak Springs, a life member of the Pilot Club, and primary caregiver to her late husband. Her hobbies included china painting, fishing with her husband, gardening and FSU football.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Ronald Wise; brothers, Leslie M. Flow, Lloyd W. Flow and Howard C. Flow; and sisters, Eleanor Flow Carlan and Lola Flow Prescott.
She is survived by her daughter, Shirley Wise Richardson and husband, James, of Longwood, Fla.; her grandson, James Scott Richardson and wife, Becky, of Nashville, Tenn.; her great-grandson, Austin James Richardson; her sisters-in-law, Sarah Flow, Betty Gunnels and husband, Dr. Wheeler A. Gunnels, and Addie Laurie Wise; her brother-in-law, John P. Wise and wife, Edna; and numerous nieces and nephews. For the past five-and-a-half years her independent living was made possible by her loyal and devoted caregivers, Sharon Starner, Janice Geraci, Carol Johnson and Bonnie Yerdon.
Floral arrangements are being accepted. A time of visitation will be held on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of DeFuniak Springs.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 17, at 10 a.m. at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Rob West officiating. Burial will follow in Magnolia Cemetery.
Friends and family may go online to view obituaries, offer condolences and sign the guest register at jerryevansfuneralhome.com
Charles M Flow (1868 - 1936)
Alice C. Flow (1880 - 1952)
James Ronald Wise (1919 - 2004)
Created by: Alton & Loudonia
Record added: Aug 23, 2011
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