Farming Rural 12


August 15, 1948 ~ November 15, 2019 (age 71)


Benny Wesley Wiseman

Age 71

Of Athens

Passed away Friday morning, November 15, 2019

At Sweetwater Nursing Center


A native of Madisonville and longtime resident of McMinn County, he was the son of the late Hubert and Stella Walker Wiseman and was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters. He was a tobacco farmer.


Survivors include his wife,

   Wilma Sue Carmley Wiseman of Athens

One son and daughter-in-law,

   Corey and Stephanie Carmley of Walhalla, SC.

Two grandchildren, McKenzie and Levi “Bubba”

One sister and brother-in-law,

   Emma and Elmer Dotson of Madisonville

One sister-in-law,

   Mary Pritchard of Riceville

Several nieces and nephews.


Memorial services will be 4 pm Tuesday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with the Rev. Jimmy Lewis officiating.  


The family will receive friends from 2-4 pm Tuesday at the funeral home.


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Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Benny Wesley Wiseman.

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November 19, 2019

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Ziegler Funeral Home
521 W. Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303

Memorial Service
November 19, 2019

4:00 PM
Ziegler Funeral Home
521 W. Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303

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