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Johnny Gray Wiseman

April 19, 1976 — July 13, 2023

YADKINVILLE -   Mr. Johnny Gray Wiseman, 47, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, July 13, 2023 at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center.  He was born April 19, 1976 in Yadkin County to Claude Gray and Peggy Reece Wiseman.  Mr. Wiseman was a 1995 graduate of Forbush High School where he enjoyed singing with the Chorus under the direction of Libby Brown.  He was active serving with the Yadkinville Jaycees and with the Yadkin County Historical Society.  He loved history, especially the Civil War and local history.  Johnny loved Reynolda Church E.P.C., his church home where he had many dear friends, and enjoyed being in the Karen Reavis' Sunday School Class.  He enjoyed listening to Southern Gospel Music and shopping at Goodwill and McKay’s.  Johnny also carried on his Uncle Thad’s tradition of selling RoseBud Salve since 2014.  He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, paternal grandparents, his father, Claude Gray Wiseman in 2022, and several aunts and uncles.  Surviving are his mother, Peggy Reece Wiseman, of the home; his sister, Jennifer Ann Wiseman, of the home; his Aunts Betty Reece and Eva Jones; and many dear cousins and beloved friends.  The family will receive friends from 4-6 PM Sunday at Gentry Family Funeral Service in Yadkinville.  His service will follow the visitation at 6 PM in the Gentry Family Chapel by Pastor Alan Wright of Reynolda Church, Rev. Nelson Puffenbarger, and Jason C. Brown.  Burial will follow in the Union Cross Friends Church Cemetery.  Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Union Cross Friends Church Cemetery Memorial Upkeep Fund, Yadkinville, NC  27055.  Online condolences and to view the livestream of the service please visit www.gentryfuneralservice.com.

 

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Sunday, July 16, 2023

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