Shirley Marie Wiseman

August 30, 1935August 10, 2017

Shirley Marie (Brinkley) Wiseman, 81, of Staunton passed away on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Augusta Health. She was born in Bath County on August 30, 1935, a daughter of the late Cletis and Lettie Mae (Stinespring) Brinkley.

Shirley was a faithful and devoted member of Bethany Presbyterian Church. She had a talent for baking and heart for taking care of others. Shirley was devoted wife, mother and grandmother; she loved spending time with her family.

In addition to her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Bernard Wiseman and nine of her siblings.

Survivors include her sons, Tom Wiseman of Franklinton, NC and Barry Wiseman and his wife, Joy of Middletown, DE; grandchildren, Brenton, Mitchell and Allyson Wiseman all of Middletown, DE; a brother, Blair Brinkley of Puyallup, WA; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Shirley also leaves behind her beloved church family and friends.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Bethany Presbyterian Church, 2501 5th St., Staunton, with Rev. John Craft officiating. Burial will be private.

The family will receive friends following the service at the church.

There will be no public viewing or visitation at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Shirley’s memory to her church, Bethany Presbyterian Church.

The family would like to express a heartfelt thank you to Shirley’s beloved church family for all the prayers and support and to her niece, Susan Schoenthaler for her loving care of Shirley.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Staunton Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes.

Relatives and friends may share condolences and memories online with the family by visiting



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Tariq Islam

August 13, 2017

Deepest Condolence. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Aaron Guevara

August 13, 2017

Our Family send you all our love and our deepest sympathy for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Vicki Pursley Grutter

August 13, 2017

Aunt Shirley you are in Heaven now with all of your brothers, sisters, other family members and friends enjoying your New Home! You were a gentle loving person and a special Aunt to me. I love you and will miss you until I see you all up there!!

Junior Castillo

August 12, 2017

Out thoughts and prayers are with the Wiseman Family. I know she will be miss by many. May the Lord of peace bring comfort to you all.

Tim and Laura Wilkins

August 12, 2017

Our deepest sympathy for your loss! You will be in our thoughts and prayers!

Marcella and Dale Showalter

August 12, 2017

This loss breaks my heart! Aunt Shirley was such a comfort to me when my dad passed away. I hope she knows that special place she holds in my heart! I think of her often and know she will be missed by so many. Our families may not see each other often, but when we get is a wonderful time. Hugs to each of you at this time of terrible loss. Love you Aunt Shirley.

Mary Brinkley

August 11, 2017

Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.