RALEIGH - Mrs. Brenda Riddick Northcott Wise, 70, of Oklahoma City, Okla., passed away Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 at Hospice of Wake County's William M. Dunlap Center for Caring after several months of failing health.
Born in Ahoskie, N.C., she was the daughter of the late John Eley Riddick and the late Lonford Spivey Riddick and was married to Wesley Earl Wise, who survives.
Brenda was a former bank teller with BB&T in Graham, a member of St. Mark's Church and she greatly enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
Mrs. Wise is survived by her husband of Oklahoma City; two daughters, Reed Newman of Raleigh and Nicole Davis and husband Blair of Raleigh; three grandchildren, Savanna Capps, Kayla Davis and Katelyn Davis; two stepsons, Jeff Wise of Oklahoma City, Okla. and his fiancé, Mary Farahmand of Dallas, Texas and Casey Wise and wife Amanda of Norman, Okla.; three step- grandchildren, Hadley, Kamryn and Logan Wise; and her sister, Peggy Vaughan and husband Louie of Raleigh.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Rondle Wynne "Ron" Northcott, who died in 2004; and a brother, Ronnie Riddick
A memorial cryptside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 at St. Mark's Church Columbarium by the Rev. Bob Disher. The family will receive friends following the service.
Mrs. Wise's family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff of Wake County Hospice for their excellent care of Mrs. Wise.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Wake County's William M. Dunlap Center for Caring, 200 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.
You may sign the online register book at www.lowefuneralhome.com