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Estelle WISDOM

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WISDOM, Estelle ESTELLE KOCAY WISDOM Estelle Kocay Wisdom, 98, of Atlanta passed into the arms of the Lord on May 3, 2013. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Woodrow Wilson ("Woody") Wisdom. Mrs. Wisdom is survived by her three adoring children and spouses: Lynne and Doug Johnston; Buzz and Bonnie Wisdom; and Chip and Brooke Wisdom of Gulf Shores, AL. "Nanna" is also survived by seven grandchildren who were her pride and joy: Trip Evans of Orlando, FL; Clay Evans of Nashville, TN; Brian Hughes of Washington, D.C.; Matthew Wisdom; Jordan Wisdom; Travis Wisdom of Auburn, AL; and Jana Wisdom Furr of Gulf Shores, AL. Mrs. Wisdom was born in Freeland, PA and attended Penn State University. After being swept off her feet by Woody Wisdom, they eloped to Maryland on Christmas Eve in 1942. Mr. and Mrs. Wisdom then moved to Atlanta to rear their family. Throughout her long and rich life, "Stellie" was a blessing to each person whose life she touched. Her family was always her first priority. During her children's "growing-up" years, Stellie's devotion to their activities was evident. Her supporting roles ran the gamut from Buckhead Red Devils football to Shriner's horse shows. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00 on Saturday, May 11, at Lenbrooke Square. In lieu of flowers, the family would be grateful for donations to Peachtree Christian Hospice, 3430 Duluth Park Lane, Duluth, GA 30096.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on May 5, 2013
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