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Mary Sue Wise, 71, Adair County, KY (1949-2021)

Mary Sue Wise, 71, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Sunday, September 5, 2021 at her home.

Sue was a member of Columbia Baptist Church, formerly worked for the DMV in Indianapolis and a homemaker.

She was born November 14, 1949, in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late Davis and Norma Shaw Pickett. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Terry Pickett and a sister, Vicki Spray.

Survivors include:

Her husband - Doug Wise of Columbia

Three daughters - Shawna Burton, Angel VanVlymen & Brandi (John) Folden all of Columbia

Three brothers - Bill (Linda) Pickett of Columbia, Marty (Diane) Pickett of Corpus Christi, Texas and Rick Pickett of Texas

One sister - Peggy Shillings of Columbia

Nine grandchildren - Cody (Mekayla) VanVlymen, Rhianna VanVlymen, Maggie Shirley, Brody Burton, Cory (Deanna) Folden, Michael Folden, Zack Folden, Heather Folden and Hallie Folden

Six great-grandchildren and several other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 11amCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Daniel Marcum and Bro. Randy Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Haven Hill Cemetery. Visitation is after 4pm on Tuesday.

Casket Bearers: John Folden, Cody VanVlymen, Cory Folden, Michael Folden, Harold Shirley, Brody Burton

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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