Dorothy Louise Johnson Wiseman, 77, of Newland passed away Saturday, July 27, 2019, at the Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation in Spruce Pine.

She was born Sept. 3, 1941, in Wilkes County, daughter of Gorman Atlee Johnson and Alma Shoaf Johnson.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her stepmother, Edna Garwood Johnson, and her grandparents, Newbern and Lillie C. Johnson and Robert and Nancy Shoaf.

Dorothy was a member of Altamont United Methodist Church. She graduated from Crossnore High School and Mayland Community College. Dorothy worked as a certified medical assistant.

Left behind to cherish her memory are her husband of 59 years, Jack Wiseman Sr. of the home; a son, Jack (Kim) Wiseman Jr. of Altamont; a daughter, Vanessa Wiseman of Pineola; her sisters, Carolyn Johnson (Jack) Garland of Crossnore and Sharon Johnson (Wayne) Arnold of Crossnore; her grandchildren, Sara W. Boyce, Scott Wiseman, Lillie Wiseman, Raina Wiseman, Jackson Pickett and Rachel Pickett.

A celebration of life service for Dorothy Wiseman will be held Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at 3 p.m. at Altamont United Methodist Church, with Pastor Steven Sweet and Pastor Keith Tutterow officiating.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, Va. 22202.

Words of comfort and memories may be shared with the Wiseman family at

The care of Dorothy and her family has been entrusted to Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland.

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