Bercie Rita Wise, 87, of Clarkson, died Tuesday, March, 12, 2013, at her residence.
She was born Jan. 30, 1926. She was a housewife and member of Clarkson Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arvel Edward Wise; her parents, Harry and Augustine Aucoin Theriot; and one brother.
Survivors include five daughters, Rita Goodwin, Stacy Smith, Mary Crawford and Vicki Mason, all of Clarkson, and Sue Nugent of Upton; four sons, Arvel Wise Jr., of Louisville, Jerry Dee Wise of Brunswick, Ga., Terry Lee Wise of Clarkson and David Wise of Bowling Green; three sisters, Edna Derouen and Ann Moore, both of New Iberia, La., and Eve Trahan of Youngsville, La.; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The funeral is at 11 a.m. CDT Friday, March 15, at Rogers-Oller Funeral Home in Clarkson with Brother John Whittaker officiating. Burial follows at 1:30 p.m. CDT in Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery in Vine Grove.
Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. CDT Thursday and continues at 9 a.m. CDT Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to Clarkson Baptist Church Building Fund.