Wyse, Jeffrey

Written by David Green.

Jeffrey “Jeff” Wyse, 53, of Morenci, Mich., died Feb. 20, 2013, at Fulton County Health Center, surrounded by his family. 

He was born Jan. 13, 1960, in Toledo, Ohio, to Wayne and Mary (Wanless) Wyse. On March 21, 1989, he married Barbara Cornell in Lyons, Ohio, and she survives. 

Jeff was employed with M & S Manufacturing in Hudson for many years and later worked at Ammac Holdings, Inc.  

Jeff dearly loved his grandbabies and favorite pastimes included watching A&E, the History Channel and the Military Channel.

In addition to his wife,  he is survived by three sons, Jeffrey (and Jackie) Wyse of Adrian, Mich., Eric Hicks (and Lynn Crawford) of Morenci and Devin Wyse of Morenci; three daughters, Courtney Wyse (and Brad Williams) of Morenci, Brittany (and Steven) Hicks of Fayette, Ohio, and Kayla Wyse of Morenci; one brother, John (and Julie) Wyse of Lyons; two sisters, Laura (and Abel) Flores of Lyons, and Karen (Wyse) Amos of Coldwater, Mich.; a brother-in-law, Dennis Morrow of Florida; seven granddaughters;  and three grandsons. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Savannah Rose Hicks; a niece, Diana Wyse; and one sister, Linda Morrow

Visitation is scheduled from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian.  Funeral services are planned at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, at Anderson Funeral Home, with Pastor Bob Hicks officiating.  Cremation will follow the service with burial of cremains in Winameg Cemetery, Winameg, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to his family  to help offset funeral expenses.

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