Foy Wisham - Caraway

Thursday, October 7, 2004

Foy Wisham, 91, of Caraway, died Saturday, Oct. 2, 2004, at Lakeside nursing Center in Lake City.

He was affiliated with the Assembly of God Church, retired from Hytrol Conveyers and had lived in the Lake City and Caraway area 60 years, formerly of Poteua, Okla.

He is survived by three sons, Bobby and Lonnie Wisham of Lake City, and Harold Wisham of Monette; four daughters, Youvonne Ramsey of Trumann, Wanda Hendrix of Tuckerman, Linda Matthews Wisham of Swifton, and Nancy Pettit of Caraway; three sisters, Alma, Lali, and Lucille Wisham, all of Los Angeles, Calif.; 15 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother, John and Hassie Wisham, and his wife, Ethel Wisham; three brothers, Fred, Bill and Raymond Wisham, and two sisters, Ruby and Bertha Wisham.

A graveside service was held at 1 p.m. Monday at Caraway Cemetery with Rev. Harold Anderson officiating. Gregg Funeral Home of Monette was in charge of arrangements.