Mrs. Stephanie M. Wise, of Horntown, gained her heavenly wings Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, at Sentara Norfolk General Memorial Hospital in Norfolk.
Born in Salisbury, Md., Stephanie was the beloved daughter of the late Walter T. Cropper Jr. and the late Ida M. Cropper. She was affectionately known as “Shelley” by her family and friends. Upon graduation, she entered the workforce and worked in Ocean City, Md., for many years before she discovered her true calling – caregiving.
Private funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021, at the chapel of Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Accomac, with Evangelist Angelo Heath officiating. Interment was in the Mt. Sinai Church Cemetery, Pocomoke City, Md.
Left to cherish her loving memories are: her loving husband, Hillary “Bud” Wise Jr.; children, Ochia Henderson, Marckus Cropper Sr., Luther Cropper Sr., Demetrius Matthews, Donte Byrd, and Norris Matthews; 13 grandchildren; brothers, Michael Cropper Sr. and Ketrich Cropper; sisters, Martha Allen and Lula Godwin; one uncle, two aunts; seven sisters-in-law; two brothers-in-law; two goddaughters; special friend, Janice Handy; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.