Wilma Jean Carlisle, 94, passed way peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021. Jean was born in Bremen, Jan. 29, 1927. She married the love of her life, Delbert James Carlisle, on May 9, 1948. He preceded her in death in 2009. They were married for 61 years at the time.
Jean loved to play cards, board games, dominoes, arts, crafts, and camping with her family. She and Delbert were “Snowbirds,” enjoying many winters camping in Sebring, Florida, in their motorhome.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Grace Stockman Wright and Harry Wright; husband, Delbert; brother, John Wright (Lucille)three sisters, Julia (Mike) Hatfield, Betty (Arnold) Lee, Kathryn (William) White and stepson, Dr. Ronald L. Carlisle.
Jean is survived by sons: Wane (Melanie) Carlisle, Lithia Springs, Ga.; Lane Carlisle, Conyers, Ga.; stepdaughter, Judy Carlisle McLeroy (Jim), Tyrone, Ga.; daughter-in-law, Susan Welden Carlisle (Ron), Kennesaw, Ga.; two sisters: Peggy Jo Clevenger (Jim), Plymouth; and Mary Phillips (Bob), Plymouth; many grandchildren, great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 19, at the New Oak Hill Cemetery Chapel with Pastor Tom Lee officiating. Burial will take place in the cemetery immediately following the service.