Katherine Deanna â€œDeeâ€ Pierce Sproles Wiseman, 73, of Elizabethton, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, March 31, 2012, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late William R. and Ruth Disney Pierce.
Dee was a 1956 graduate of Elizabethton High School and was retired from Iodent Chemical Company. She loved to work in her flower garden and loved children.
Dee was a member of the Centerview Church of Christ.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Hayden Wiseman, December 11, 2011, and a daughter, Jill Sproles.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Sherry Sproles, Elizabethton; a granddaughter; three brothers, Kenneth Pierce and wife Shelbie, Greensboro, N.C., Billy Pierce and wife Georgia, Elizabethton, and Eddie Pierce and wife Debbie, Roan Mountain; several nieces and nephews; and her special friends, Julie Lyons, Joey, Mickey and Atley Hunsinger, Brenda and Ashley Lyons, Geri McKeehan and Charlotte and Bob Laws.
Graveside services for Mrs. Wiseman will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday, April 2, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Mr. David Irick officiating. Music will be provided by Jon Shell, piper. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be Jamey Pierce, Jerry Pierce, Sonny Pierce, Joel Pierce, Jimmy Lowe and Johnny Miller V. Friends may call at her residence. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 2:50 p.m. Monday. Condolences to the Wiseman family may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn. net.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements