Mr. Walter B. Wise, age 89, of Rome, GA, stepped into heaven on Monday, April 11, 2022.

Mr. Wise was born in Pikeville, Tennessee on March 1, 1933, son of the late Floyd Wise and the late Ella Lee Scott Wise.  He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War.  Mr. Wise retired from the State of Georgia where he was an auditor. He was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church and served as a greeter for many years.  Mr. Wise loved to fish and square dance. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brothers, Jimmy Wise, Don Wise and Leroy Wise, and by his sister, Virginia Jo Wise.

He is survived by his wife, Johnnie Burns Wise; his stepson, Blake Maynard; his nephew, Jason Wise (Nina); and two great nieces.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 15, 2022, at 2:00pm in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, with the Rev. Brady Fortenberry officiating.  Entombment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel on Friday, April 15, 2022, from 1:00pm until the service hour.

Flowers will be accepted, or donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the American Cancer Society in Mr. Wise’s memory.

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.