Henry Terrel Wise, 94, of Crossett passed away on April 21, 2018 at Stonegate Villa Health & Rehab.
He was born on November 19, 1923 in Bastrop, Louisiana and was the son of the late Henry W. and Sallie Pearl Joiner Wise.
Mr. Wise joined the Army in July 1943 and was discharged in January 1946. He served with the 172 Engineer Combat Batallion, also known as the Famous Aces Natural Duce, serving in Northern France, Ardenees, Rhineland and Central Europe.
In 1952, Mr. Wise went to work at the Crossett Company, retiring in 1985. He and his wife enjoyed camping on the river and lakes in south Arkansas.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Iris Virginia Wise; an infant son, Roger Dale Wise; a brother, Gordon “Faddie” Wise; and four sisters, Margie Wise Johnston, Cecile Wise Hanson, Precious Wise Hughes and Margerete Wise Sutton.
Survivors include two sons, Darrell R. Wise (Elsie Martin Wise) and Gorden Terry Wise, both of Crossett; two grandsons, Tracy R. Wise (Kristy),and Brandon Wise; one granddaughter, Paula R. Netherland (Wynn); four great-grandchildren, Jonathan and Matt Wise and Emmy and Reagan Netherland; and one sister, Lois Wise Underwood.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, April 23, at 10 a.m. at Stevenson Cemetery in Beekman, Louisiana under the direction of Jones Funeral Home of Crossett.
Pallbearers are Tracy Wise, Jonathan Wise, Matthew Wise, Darrell Wise, Wynn Netherland and Rusty Atchison. Honorary Pallbearers are Ray Hughes and Gene Underwood.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 22 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Jones Funeral Home in Crossett.