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Eunice Marie Wiseman

d. March 4, 2018

Eunice Marie Wiseman, age 94, of Athens, passed away on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Sunny Acres Nursing Home in Petersburg.

She was born November 15, 1923 in Athens, Illinois, the daughter of John and Eliza (Combs) Rogers.

Eunice married Ted Wiseman and he preceded her in death in 1997.  She is also preceded in death by her son, Clifford Dale Drury; four brothers, Paul, Johnny, Harold, and Billy Rogers; and three sisters, Helen Von Thurrauch, Margaret Kern, and Lois Ann Lucasey.

Eunice is survived by a sister, Mary Jo (husband Ed) Plunkett.

She is also survived by daughters, Sharon Lee Bordeau of Kinsey, Alabama and Lois Anne Huffman of Athens; grandchildren, Lori Bordeau, Michael Bordeau, Mary Jo Bordeau, Jason Edward Huffman, Jennifer (husband Brian) Schafer, Jacquie (husband Cory) Womble; great-grandchildren, Riley and Madelyn Womble, Logan and ZoeJane Schafer, Brady Bordeau, Zachary, Alyssa, and Alex Paz.

She loved her family, cooking, and was known as grandma to many others.  Eunice was a proud avid reader of all genres and loved to keep learning throughout her life.

Eunice was a welder for Wilson’s Welding Shop in Athens during World War II.  She worked for the State of Illinois Department of Revenue for 34 years.  After retirement she enjoyed being a full-time grandma.

Visitation for Eunice will be held from 4:30 until 7:30 PM on Friday, March 9, 2018                          at Mott & Henning Funeral Home in Athens.

Internment will be held at West Cemetery in Athens at a later date.

Memorials can be made to Sunny Acres Activity Department.


  1. Sending my deepest condolences to Eunice’s family. She was such a wonderful woman, so full of life! I will cherish my memories of her forever!

  2. Eunice was one of the most kindest, caring, and strongest woman I had the opportunity to meet. Had many interesting conversations with Eunice about life and received some great advice.

  3. One of a kind! Just like her daughter, granddaughters and great granddaughters! Good gene pool. God bless you all! Another Angel in our Heavens!

  4. So sorry for your loss, God bless all your family, Eunice was a very sweet person.

  5. Eunice was a great lady. Always had a smile on her face. We worked together at Revenue and carpooled fro many years. I was happy to have seen her a few times, in the last year, when I was visiting someone else at Sunny Acres. We were able to catch up on old times.

  6. Our sympathy to Eunice’s family she was one of a kind so friendly and always a smile. May your golden memories bring you comfort. Messersmith-Plopper Family.

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