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In Memory of

Joan Tate Wise

December 18, 1922 - June 9, 2017

Obituary


WISE, Joan "Jody" Tate, went to be with the Lord on June 9, 2017, at the age of 94. She was predeceased by her husband, Carl Wise; her parents, Fay Palmer and Letch Tate; and her sister, Fay (June) Wickart. Jody spent her childhood in Gate City, Virginia. After graduating from Madison College (James Madison University), she married Carl Wise, who coached football at a number colleges and universities in the U.S. and the Canadian Professional League. As a result, she became an avid sports fan. She was a long-time member of the Bon Air...

WISE, Joan "Jody" Tate, went to be with the Lord on June 9, 2017, at the age of 94. She was predeceased by her husband, Carl Wise; her parents, Fay Palmer and Letch Tate; and her sister, Fay (June) Wickart. Jody spent her childhood in Gate City, Virginia. After graduating from Madison College (James Madison University), she married Carl Wise, who coached football at a number colleges and universities in the U.S. and the Canadian Professional League. As a result, she became an avid sports fan. She was a long-time member of the Bon Air Garden Club and enjoyed her beautiful flower beds before moving to The Crossings at Bon Air. She was a long-time member of Crestwood Presbyterian Church, where she was active in Circles, Bible Study and Sunday school. She also served as a Stephen's Minister and Deacon. She will be missed by her many friends and acquaintances. Thanks to Jackie Tate, her friend and dedicated caregiver, over the last few years of her life. Funeral services will be held at Crestwood Presbyterian Church, 6721 Jahnke Road, Richmond, Virginia 23225 at 11 a.m. on June 15, 2017. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to Crestwood Presbyterian Church, 6721 Jahnke Road, Richmond, Virginia 23225.