Mrs. Augusta Wise was born Jan. 31, 1937, to the late Alvin Bryant Malone and Ollie Kellor Malone. She made her transition on Nov. 4, 2018.
She was married to the late Jim Henry Wise, Sr. for 23 years. She attended West Street Baptist Church in Covington, where she served on the Mother’s Board. Augusta, had a passion for her puzzle books, spending time with her family and going out to eat. She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend.
She is preceded in death by her daughter, Jessie Mae Wise; four sisters, Mary Howard, Shirley Hilton, Bertha Patrick and Ola Lewis; five brothers, Johnny Malone, Melvin Malone, Marvin Malone, Coy Malone and Justin Malone.
She leaves to cherish her memories, five children, Ms. Christine Malone Wise, Mr. & Mrs. Jim Henry (Linda) Wise, Jr., Mr. & Mrs. David (Edith) Wise, Ms. Carolyn Wise and Mr. Walter Wise; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Gail Patrick; one brother, Mr. Alvin Bryant Malone; oldest living niece, Mrs. Mary Lou Johnson and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and caring friends.
A funeral service began at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 at West Street Community Church, 3170 N. West St., Covington, GA 30014, with Bishop Mencer Reed officiating. Interment followed at Concord Primitive Baptist Church, 170 Concord Church Road, Monticello, GA 31064.
The family of the late Mrs. Augusta Wise would like to express their gratitude to each of you for your prayers and acts of kindness shown to them during this time. May God’s richest blessings shower upon each of your life.