Sandra “Sandy” Wise

March 29, 1938 ‒ June 16, 2009

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Sandra L. “Sandy” Wise, age 71, of Mount Vernon died Tuesday June 16, 2009 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Sandy was born March 29, 1938 in Zanesville to William P. and Agnes Bertha (McVicker) Shepler and had been a resident of the Mount Vernon area for the past 48 years. She was a member of the Mulberry Street United Methodist Church in Mount Vernon. Sandy worked with her daughter for the last twenty years at the Potpourri Cottage in Mount Vernon.

Surviving is her beloved husband, Harvey A. Wise whom she married July 13, 1958 in Zanesville; her daughter Lisa (Jeff) Blubaugh of Mount Vernon; her brother Norman Everett (Amy) Shepler of Frazeysburg; her sister Margaret (C.W. “Jake”) Morrison of Zanesville and many nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, Sandy was preceded in death by her brothers Morris E. Shepler and Henery G. Shepler, two sisters, Juanita McKee and Dorothea Miles, a nephew Norman “Junior” Shepler and a niece Nancy Ann (Miles) Elliott.

Friends may call on Friday from 2 to 4 PM and 6 to 8 PM at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 East High Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 where a funeral service will be Saturday at 10 AM. Rev. Warren Outhwaite will be officiating. Burial will follow in Mound View Cemetery in Mount Vernon.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Sandra L. “Sandy” Wise.