Carolyn “Eloise” Wisehart

Carolyn “Eloise” Wisehart

Carolyn “Eloise” Wisehart, 80, Shirley, passed away Thursday, August 8, 2013, at Glen Oaks Health Campus in New Castle. She was born February 26, 1933, in Willow Branch, the daughter of Walter and Alta (Ellison) Bricker.

A 1951 graduate of Charlottesville High School, she was a longtime resident of Shirley. She was a member of Shirley Christian Church where she served as pianist for many years. Eloise was a breast cancer survivor and a member of the Red Hat Society. She was a founding member of the Jane Ross Reeves Octagon House in Shirley. She enjoyed reading, gospel and country music, crossword puzzles and especially spending time with her family.

She leaves to cherish her memory two daughters, Teresa “Terri” (Allen) Collier of Knightstown and Karen (Mark) Harrison of Wilkinson; three granddaughters, Amanda (Justin) Langdon of Shirley, Andrea Collier of Wilkinson and Kara (Brad) Overton of Greenwood; two great-grandchildren, Kendall Langdon and Graham Overton; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert W. Wisehart; two brothers, Veryl Bricker and Fred Bricker.

Friends may call from 4 – 8 p.m. Sunday August 11, 2013, at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service, Knightstown Chapel. The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, August 12, 2013, with Reverends Allen Collier and Mike Hopper officiating. Burial will follow in McCray Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association, 50 E 91st St, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46209 or to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 3500 DePauw Blvd, Suite 2070, Indianapolis, IN 46268.

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