Shirley Ann Wise Jakes, age 79 of West Jefferson, Ohio passed away Monday August 7th, 2017. A native of Murfreesboro, TN. She was born August 25th, 1937 to the late John Shelly Wise and Annie Priscilla Langrell Harris.
Shirley is best described as a "spit fire." Family was important to her and she loved children. Making a meal from nothing and creating her own recipe was easy. Full of energy and opinions she had her own way of saying things with a bit of creativity. Bingo was a must for her. Growing up she enjoyed basketball and was always quick to stand up for her sister Wilma.
She is proceeded in death by her son Thomas Woods and grandson Brian Woods, siblings Billy Wise, Marion Wise, Wilma McClaren, Patsy Burns.
Shirley is survived by her children Larry (Donna) Woods of Oklahoma City, OK, Teresa (Chris) Neitzelt of Danville, OH, Debra Weissinger of Pataskala, OH, Barbara (Danny) Lawrence of Lavergne, TN, Robin (Mark) Garwood of Mechanicsburg, OH, siblings Linda Pitts of Clarksville, TN, Connie Redmon of Murfressboro, TN, Barbara Hayes of Brentwood, TN, Joyce Coleman of Murfreesboro, TN, Noah, Jr, Michael, Pete Harris all of Murfreesboro, TN plus many nieces and nephews, grandchildren Victoria Woods, Bradlee Neitzelt, Ryan Weissinger, April Weissinger, Michelle Brown, Matthew Keen, Brian Vaido, Alex Vaido and great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at Evergreen Cemetery in Murfreesboro, TN on Saturday, August 19,2017 at 11 AM with Pastor Dwight Bennison officiating.
The celebration of her life will follow at her daughter's home BarBara Lawrence proceeding the burial.
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