|Birth: ||Apr. 21, 1930|
|Death: ||Aug. 8, 2003|
Deacon John D. Wisdom, husband of Ruby J, Wisdom, passed to eternity at his home on August 8, 2003. He was born in Clarksville, Tennessee on April 21, 1930 to the late Richmond and Marie Northington Wisdom Cox.
John graduated from Bert High School in Clarksville, Tennessee. He had been employed by several construction companies and was a member of Teamsters Local 215.
He was a 50 plus member of Liberty Missionary Baptist Church where he had served as Chairman of the Deacon Board, Chairman of the Trustee Board, church treasurer, Treasurer of the Liberty Terrace Housing Authority, President of the Senior Usher Board and Overseer of the Bus Ministry.
Among his survivors are his wife of 18 years, Ruby; son, Dwayne Wisdom; brother, Richard Wisdom, Jr of Boston, MA, six grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
Services at Liberty Missionary Baptist Church, Thursday August 14, 11:00 A.M. Pastor Todd M. Robertson, Officiating.
Burial, Oak Hill Cemetery
Arrangements Mason Funeral Home, 1001 Lincoln Ave.
So live, that when thy summons comes to join
The innumerable caravan which moves
To that mysterious realm, where each shall take
His chamber in the silent halls of death,
Thou go not, like the quarry-slave at night,
Scourged to his dungeon, but, sustained and soothed
By an unfaltering trust, approach thy grave
Like one who wraps the drapery of his couch
About him, and lies down to pleasant dreams.
~William Cullen Bryant
Oak Hill Cemetery
Created by: BDA.
Record added: Mar 21, 2011
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