Katherine Ann Wise

WISE, Katherine Ann, 79, of Follansbee, WV, died Jan. 9, 2014, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA.

She was born on April 29, 1934, in Center Point, WV, a daughter of the late Carl and Agnes (Albright) Freeland.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by one brother, Ricky Freeland.

She was an active member of the Open Door Baptist Church in Follansbee, WV.

Katherine is survived by her husband of 60 years, Homer Keith Wise whom she married on March 7, 1953; three children, Teresa (Gregg) Platt, Jeffrey (Stacey) Wise, and Gregory (Debra) Wise all of Follansbee, WV; seven grandchildren, Stephanie Johnson, Jessica (Leonard) Johnson Henline, Katie and Jacob Wise, Lauren, Preston, and Tyler Wise; three great-grandchildren, Allyson Platt, Gracie Higginbotham, and Joey Cionni IV; one brother, Lynn (Sherri) Freeland, FL; three sisters, Jean (Burt) McNees, NC, Dottie (Denver) Haught, Sharon (Gary) Williams both of WV.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, from 1 p.m. until time of the funeral service at 4 p.m. at the Mullenbach Funeral Home, 669 Main St., Follansbee, WV with Rev. Larry Garrison, officiating.

Graveside services will be held on Monday, Jan. 13 at 11:30 a.m. at the Beechwood Cemetery in Middlebourne, WV.

Condolences may be sent to: www.mullenbachfh.com.