Elfreeda Wise Wickizer, 85, of Lawrenceburg, widow of Rev. Charles Medbury Wickizer, died Friday, July 26, 2019 at UK Medical Center in the Hospice Care Center.
She was born in Estill Co. on November 19, 1933 to the late Elva and Mary Francis Clark Wise. She and her late husband Charles served Disciples of Christ Churches in numerous places such as Flat River, MO, Charleston, MO, Hiawatha, KS, New Albany, IN, Flora, IN, Palestine, IL, Fostoria, OH, East Liverpool, OH, Midway, KY and Warsaw, KY. After Charles retired, they settled in Lawrenceburg, KY where they became members at First Christian Church and spent their time together travelling in their RV. Elfreeda also enjoyed gardening and swimming in their pool at home.
Elfreeda is survived by three children, Vera Frances Treadway, of Lexington, Rev. Charles Morgan (Lisa) Wickizer, of Powell, OH and John Wise (Bonnie) Wickizer, of Lawrenceburg; three sisters, Lynda (Montie) Parks, Ravenna, Thelma Dunaway, of Richmond and Mary (Harry) Fox, of Ravenna; brother, Alonzo (Margaret) Wise, of Tiffin, OH; 8 grandchildren, Beth (Scott) Harmon, William (Courtney) Treadway, Rachel (Tim) Rupp, Andy Wickizer, Katelyn (Matthew) Cox, Travis Wickizer, Hannah Wickizer and Faith Wickizer; and 6 great-grandchildren.
Along with her parents and husband she was preceded in death by four sisters, Opal C. Critchfield, Chrystal Ashcraft, Wavlene Dunaway and Allene Wise; and 2 brothers, Wilbert E. Wise and James Wise.
A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, August 31, 2019 at First Christian Church at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Jim Wheeler officiating. Cremation was chosen. Gash Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions are suggested to God's Pantry, 1111 Industry Rd., Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 or Bluegrass Care Naviagtors, 663 Teton Trail, Frankfort, KY 40601.
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