George 'Pogo' Wise

Died: Fri., Oct. 26, 2018

Memorial Service

12:00 PM Tue., Oct. 30, 2018
Location: Adams-Buggs Funeral Etowah Chapel

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George Wise Jr., affectionately known as “Pogo”, was born May 20, 1945 to the parentage of the late William Wise and Annie Jo Turner Wise.

At an early age, George confessed Christ, as his personal Lord and savior. He was a faithful and devoted member of Antioch Methodist Church in Attalla, Alabama.

George received his formal education in the Attalla school system and graduated from Carver High School, class of 1964.

On March 20, 2000, George was united in holy matrimony to, the love of his life, Mae Lean Ray. He was a very loving and dedicated husband, father, and grandfather. Pogo, worked very hard to provide for his family, and after 30 years of labor he retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Plant. In his free time he loved fishing, listening to music, and grilling for his family and friends.

On October 26, 2018 George departed this earthly life and was ushered into the eternal presence of the Lord. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his son Orlando Wise.

His memory will forever be cherished by his loving and devoted wife Mae Lean Wise; his children, Robin (Jermicheal) Isom, Angela Madden, Shundra (Joseph) Sawyer;  grandchildren, Alicia Bradford, Jhordan Madden; great grandson, Major Jones; special daughter, Cathy (Michael) Goggins ; special granddaughters Ashleigh Goggins, Rosa Strong; aunt, Savannah Benson; special cousin, Joe Lee Bothwell (shake); special friends, Michael Hill, Samuel Thompson, Darrell Harris, and a host of other special family and friends.

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