Evelyn Madeline (Burkett) Wisdom passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017. She was born August 8, 1924 to Andrew Bertie "A.B." and Ora Samantha Burkett in Trent, Texas. She married Forrest Brooks Wisdom in 1946, after he returned from WWII. Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband, Forrest after 64 years of marriage; son, Alan and grandson, Patrick. She is survived by Pam (Gary) Fowler of Benton, Amy Wisdom (David Eifling) of Little Rock; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Evelyn was a master porcelain painter and seamstress, who traveled the world with her husband. She will be missed for her enduring sweet disposition and the twinkle in her eye. The family would like to thank the caregivers at Parkway Health Center for making Evelyn's life with Alzheimer's the best it could be. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 247, Beebe, Arkansas 72012 or Alzheimer's Association, Arkansas, 5506 Walsh Lane, Suite 212, Rogers, Arkansas 72756. Family will receive friends starting at 9 a.m. Friday, April 14, 2017 at Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe with Funeral to follow at 10 a.m. with burial in Antioch Cemetery. Arrangements by Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home. www.SmithFamilyCares.com.
Published April 13, 2017