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Zechar Bailey Funeral Home

1499 N Broadway Po Box 337, Greenville, OH

OBITUARY

Mildred Wanetta Wissinger

September 9, 1919August 30, 2019

Mildred Wanetta Wissinger age 99, of West Milton and formerly of Greenville passed away at 5:00 AM on Friday, August 30, 2019, at her residence. Wanetta was born September 9, 1919, in Picher, Oklahoma, to the late Clisba & Marguerita (Broughman) Wood. In addition to her parents, Wanetta was also preceded in death by her husband, Vance James Wissinger; brother, John Robert Wood; and sisters, Nadine Hayes, Mary Gasper, Cora May Ward and Avo Sleppy. Wanetta is survived by her son, Vance James Wissinger Jr. of West Milton; sister, Edith Cook of Greenville; half sister, Gail Fair of Muncie, Indiana; and numerous nieces and nephews. Wanetta was a 1939 graduate of Greenville High School. She was a homemaker. Wanetta was an avid bowler. A celebration of Wanetta’s life will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, September 7, 2019, at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Ft. Jefferson. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 12:00 to 2:00 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions be made to your local Life Squad.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, September 7, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Saturday, September 7, 2019

Memories

Mildred Wanetta Wissinger

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Connie Bruner

September 5, 2019

Aunt Nita was a great aunt. When we were young we got to spend the night. My sister and myself. She made us doll clothes. When we got older mom would drive us over to her house and we helped in her garden. She also had a swimming pool we visited when mom took us. Jim would take us down by the dam and we explored a lot. Nita was always a kind soul. Sadly after my mom passed I didn't visit her house much. Got to see her at reunions though. Have a great reunion now with your sisters in heaven.

William Passon

September 5, 2019

Aunt Wanetta was my second mother growing up. I will miss her. She was sharp as a tack.
Taught me so many things. Was involved in my life. Took me to the theater I will never forget. Picking Cherries from her trees.
You will always be in my thoughts. I love you.

Karen Besecker

August 31, 2019

Aunt Wanetta was a wonderful lady. She was strong, hard working and a bit stubborn at times but what I will remember most about this special lady was her big and loving heart. She loved you, Jim, and she loved her nieces and nephews showing that love in numerous ways. I will miss her but I won’t forget her.
Karen