Louise Teressa Nettles Wisner

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, April 13, 2011

July 28, 1924 – April 10, 2011

NATCHEZ — Louise Teressa Nettles Wisner, 87, of Natchez, passed into God’s kingdom Sunday, April 10, 2011, at her residence while being held in the arms of her loving daughter.

A celebration of life will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Washington Baptist Church with the Rev. Carl Smith officiating.

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Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery where she will be laid to rest beside her husband of 45 years.

Arrangements are under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home in Bude.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time Thursday at church.

Mrs. Wisner was born July 28, 1924, in Wilkinson County in the Buffalo community, the oldest of eight children born to Millard D. Nettles and Hattie May Roy Nettles.

Mrs. Wisner accepted Jesus Christ as her Savior and was baptized at age 14. She lived her life devoted to God and was known as a “Prayer Warrior.”

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, J.G. Wisner; one sister, Lorraine “Siggie” Nettles van Vlymen; and one brother, Roy C. Nettles.

Survivors include one daughter, Janis A. Wisner; three sons, Kenneth Dale Wisner and wife, Karen, Gregory D. Wisner and wife, Peggy, and Jeffery L. Wisner and wife, Juanita; like a son, Michael E. Walker; one sister, Sandra G. Nettles; three brothers, Millard D. “Sonny” Nettles Jr. and wife, Gail, Cecil D. Nettles and wife, Pat, and Percy W. Nettles and wife, Lily; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, Mrs. Wisner requested that any who would, please pass a kindness toward another instead and/or any donations be made to a charity of choice.