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Barbara Lynn Welch Wise, 80, of Pensacola, died December 9, 2013.

Barbara was born in St. Petersburg, FL on December 10, 1932, but grew up in Sarasota, FL with the Ringling Bros. Circus and the beaches. She graduated from Sarasota High School in 1950 and then attended the University of Florida studying Office Management. Barbara was a member of Sigma Kappa Sorority. Later she spent two years enjoying the climate and history of Boston, Mass.

Barbara married Charles L. Wise in May of 1960 in Sarasota, FL. They resided in several cities in Florida during his career with the Florida Highway Patrol, from which he retired as Captain in 1986. Barbara resided in Pensacola, FL since 1972. She was a member of Pineglades Garden Club and an active member of Gateway Church of Christ of Pensacola, where her ministry was communicating prayer requests through email.

Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, Capt. Charles L. Wise on July 5, 1994. She is survived by one son, Mark W. Wise (Anita); a sister, Peggy Waud of Sarasota, FL and extended family, Ed and Teresa Jurczak of Pensacola and children, Jonathan and Jennifer Jurczak.

Funeral services will be 12:30 p.m. Friday, December 13, 2013, at Gateway Church of Christ with minister Jim Caples officiating.

Visitation will be Friday beginning at 11 a.m. until service time at the church. Interment will follow at Barrancas National Cemetery.

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Published in Pensacola News Journal from Dec. 12 to Dec. 13, 2013
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