Dorothy Mildred Wisdom

Dorothy M. Wisdom, 92, of Jacksonville, Ore., passed away Monday, May 16, 2011. She was born April 21, 1919, in North Balford, Saskatchewan, Canada, to Archie and Hazel (Darou) Sharp.

Dorothy married Aubrey M. Wisdom, July 5, 1940, in Reno, Nev. They came to the Rogue Valley in 1940, from Glendale, Ore. Dorothy was a member of St. Marks Episcopal Church and was active in the Alter Guild.

She is survived by son, Jerry Wisdom, of Medford, Ore.; two daughters, Jane Russell, of San Francisco, Calif.; and Mitra Walsh, of Las Vegas, Nev.; two grandchildren, Aubrey Russell, and Tammy Dedrick; and a great-grandson, Connor Dedrick. She was preceded in death by her husband, Aubrey, in 1992.

Memorial services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at the Hillcrest Memorial Chapel, 2201 N. Phoenix Rd., Medford, OR., with Pastor Tom Murphy officiating. She will be laid to rest with Aubrey in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Memorial contributions are suggested to Providence Hospice, PO Box 4548, Medford, OR 97501. Hillcrest Memorial Park & Mortuary is in care of arrangements.


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