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Rita Wise

November 7, 1953 — October 18, 2018

Rita Wise of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Donzie Wilcher and Ruby Mae Shipp Wilcher, was born November 7, 1953 in Marion County, Kentucky. She died at        2:04 A.M., Thursday, October 18, 2018 in Louisville. Age: 64 She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church. Rita retired from Walmart after eighteen years and prior to that she worked at Fruit of the Loom. Operation Christmas Child was one of the many ways that Rita expressed her love for others. She also enjoyed spending time with her church family, especially her dynamic Sunday School class, the Spice of Life. Rita’s family was the center of her life, she was very close to her brothers and sisters and cherished every moment spent with her husband, children and grandchildren. She united in marriage to Dennis Wise April 18, 1981. Besides her husband, Dennis Wise of Campbellsville, she is survived by one son and two daughters: Nathan Wise and wife, Ashley and Kellie Wise of Campbellsville, and Allison Benningfield and husband, Dustin of Lebanon; five grandchildren: Kathryn Wise, Sadie Wise, Mack Benningfield, Aubrey Benningfield and Maggie Jean Benningfield; three brothers and seven sisters: James ”Fuzz” Wilcher and wife, Mary Ann of Finley, Donzie Wilcher, Jr. and wife, Mary of Bardstown, Randall Wilcher and wife, Linda of Samuels, Myrtle “Tedd” Buckman and Ruth Ann Buckman of Campbellsville, Jeanette “Tootsie” Kays of Bowling Green, Helen Newcome of Lebanon, Virgie Moore and husband, Joseph C., and Bonnie Johnson and husband, Phillip of Louisville and Louise Wright of Samuels; one sister-in-law, Donna Wilcher of Campbellsville; mother-in-law, Pauline Mae Wise; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends. She was also preceded in death by four brothers: Laurence Wilcher, Carl Wilcher, Thomas “Tommy” Wilcher and Mitchell Dean Wilcher in infancy. VISITATION:      5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Saturday FUNERAL SERVICE:            2:00 P.M., Sunday, October 21, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Bro. Billy Compton and Bro. Steve Skaggs  BURIAL:    Palestine Baptist Church Cemetery
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