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Grace Lee Wise

November 3, 1936 May 3, 2019
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Ms. Grace Lee Wise, 82, of Dunn died peacefully Friday, May 3, 2019 at Harnett Woods Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born in Vanceburg, Kentucky to the late John and Pearl McLean Ruckel on November 3, 1936. Grace was the youngest of 14 children.She was also preceded in death by her siblings, a  still born infant, Chester Leo Ruckel, Ella Mae Ruckel, Earl Ruckel, Walter Ruckel, Floyd Ruckel, Beulah Ruckel, Harold Ruckel, Olmer Ruckel, Delza Marie Ruckel, Audis Ruckel, Lorena Ruckel, Harvey Ruckel.

Ms. Wise moved to Dunn in 1973 with her then husband Oliver (Tom) Gallian and their 3 children. She remained in Dunn the rest of her life. She worked for close to 20 years at Wal-Mart and was known to everyone there as Ms Grace.

A memorial service will be held 1 pm, Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Westfield Baptist Church with Dr. Jeff Johnson officiating.She is survived by her daughters Vicki Watson and husband Phil; Jane Marks and husband Jimmy; son Steve Gallian; grandchildren,  Jonathan Hawley and fiancé Dana Malley, David Hawley, Jennifer Marks Holland and husband Chris, Constance Marks Nowell and husband Jonathan; great grandchildren, Cierra Smith, Christian Smith, Anya Smith, Alex Holland, Dylan Nowell, and Reese Nowell. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. A special thanks to Karen Bradshaw, Beth Bradshaw Medlin and Charlie Bradshaw.

A visitation will be held 12 pm – 1 pm prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Westfield Baptist Church, 700 N Ashe Ave, Dunn, NC 28334; The American Diabetes Association P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215; or The National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016.

Arrangements are by Skinner & Smith Funeral Home in Dunn.

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1:00 PM 5/14/2019 1:00:00 PM
Westfield Baptist Church

700 N. Ashe Ave.
Dunn, NC 28334

Westfield Baptist Church
700 N. Ashe Ave. Dunn 28334 NC
United States

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