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Barbara Ann Robertson Wise

October 2, 1945 — October 28, 2022

Barbara Ann Robertson Wise peacefully departed this life to eternal rest on Friday, October 28, 2022 with her family by her side.

She was the second of eight children to the late Alethia Robertson and Margaret Elizabeth Holloway Robertson on October 02, 1945. Baptized at an early age, she was a faithful giver and active member at the Little Zion Baptist Church where she served as leader of the Deaconess Ministry. She was a member of the Pastor’s Aide, Noon and Evening Bible Study, Hospitality, Kingdom Women’s and the First Hour Devotional Ministries. She was also a member of Mt. Zion Tent #157. Barbara loved the Lord and would always give him praise and alms to those in need.

She was a Westside High School graduate of 1964. She was employed and retired from Gwaltney of Smithfield after 38 years. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 28 years, Thomas M. Wise, Jr.; her brother, Decatur Holloway; her sister, Helen Hamlin and her aunt Rosalie Major.

She leaves to cherish her memories her devoted and loving son, Thomas M. Wise, III (Aisha); her two beautiful grandchildren, Makenzie Wise and Thomas Wise, IV; four sisters, Marion Smith, Elaine Harden, Deloise Jefferson, and Sadie Robertson; her brother, Alethia Robertson, Jr.; her godson, Kelly Blount; and a circle of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and colleagues that she loved dearly.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held 11:00am Thursday, November 03, 2022 at Shivers Funeral Chapel. Viewing will take place on Wednesday, November 02, 2022 from 3-6pm at the Chapel. Interment at Baptist Cemetery Berry Hill Road, Smithfield, VA will follow after the service. Please keep the Robertson-Wise Family in your prayers.

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