Louis Byrd Wisenbaker

Louis Byrd Wisenbaker

Birth
Lowndes County, Georgia, USA
Death 9 Mar 1992 (aged 82)
Thomasville, Thomas County, Georgia, USA
Burial Dasher, Lowndes County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 60149025 · View Source
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Wed November 10, 1928

Louis Byrd Wisenbaker was born Jun. 18, 1909. His parents were Robert Clarence Wisenbaker and Katherine Eliza Peterson Wisenbaker. He was one of five children born to them. He grew up on a farm. Louis married Cuba Carter on Nov. 10, 1928 and they lived in Lake Park, Lowndes County, Georgia. In 1938, they bought a farm in the western section of Lowndes in the Ousley, Ga. District. Their two youngest children were born in the old farm house that was on this land. He farmed this land, raised hogs and cows for the rest of his life. He, in the 1960's, worked one day a week at the Lowndes County Agricultural Stablization offfice. He served in this capacity for over ten years.

He helped to establish and was an active member his entire life in the Redland Church of Christ in the Ousley community.
Five of his children established homesites within close distance to their parents homeplace.
He developed emphysema and heart problems in his later years. He had kidney failure in early 1992 and was on dialysis until his death March 9, 1992.
He was survived by his wife of 64 years, six children, 14 grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Donald Frederick Wisenbaker,Grandson Alton Leon Wisenbaker, step Grandson Jerrold David Roark, and all his siblings.
Burial was at Dasher Cemetery. Lowndes County, Georgia on Mar. 11, 1992.

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