Carol Wise

Carol Wise

Tuesday February 16, 1937 Friday February 28, 2020

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Obituary for Carol Ann Wise (Travis)

Carol Ann (Travis) Wise, passed away peacefully in Hillsboro on Friday, February 28, 2020 at the age of 83. Born in Columbus, OH, on February 16, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Harold R. and Leah (Powell) Travis. Besides her parents, she was also preceded in death by her sister Shirley J. Higgins and first husband and father of her children, A.G. Campbell.

Carol is survived by husband, Don Wise, of Hillsboro, her two children, Shari Lynn (Adrian) Shanks of Richmond, KY and Alan G. Campbell of Rocky Mount, NC, brother, David (Alice) Travis of Reynoldsburg, and step-granddaughter Cheri (Danny) Stacy of Berea, KY. Carol also leaves behind cherished niece Doretta (Bill) Morrow of Wilmington, and her children as well as numerous other nieces and nephews and their children.

Carol graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1954. She remained close to her classmates throughout life by helping to organize their class reunions for over 60 years. Carol also loved animals and had several dogs and cats during her life that she adored. During her life she loved taking photographs of family, friends, pets and flowers. In early and mid-life, Carol was an avid crafter and fiber artist. She enjoyed sculpting, rug hooking, crochet, and creating beautiful plush bears. Later in life she became a fan of NASCAR racing, heartily cheering for Jeff Gordon and Mark Martin during their careers. Carol also loved watching college football and basketball and enjoyed rooting for the University of Florida Gators.

Funeral Services will be held 1:00 P.M. Thursday, March 5, 2020 at the Thompson Funeral Home in Hillsboro.

Visitation will be held Thursday from 11:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. at the Thompson Funeral Home.

Burial will follow in the Resthaven Memory Gardens in Hillsboro.

Family requests memorials to the Highland County Humane Society.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday March 5, 2020 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Thompson Funeral Home
    241 East Main Street
    Hillsboro, OH
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    Thursday March 5, 2020
    11:00am - 1:00pm
  • Service

    Thursday March 5, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Thompson Funeral Home
    241 East Main Street
    Hillsboro, OH
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Thursday March 5, 2020
  • Interment

    Thursday March 5, 2020 |
    Resthaven Memory Gardens
    7869 Surber Road
    Hillsboro, OH
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    Thursday March 5, 2020

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Comment | Posted at 09:31am via Floral Arrangements

Leslie Ramsey

Don & Family...So sorry to hear of Carol’s passing. She was one great gal, and will be missed by everyone who knew and loved her. God and His Angels’ are taking care of her now. With heartfelt sympathy and prayers...Leslie Ramsey
Comment | Posted at 09:08am via Condolence


Carol was my best friend in junior high. We had lots of fun playing cards and making fudge and popcorn. I saw her at our H H S class reunions and visited in the phone through the years. We had many fond mem ories. She will be sorely missed.
Comment | Posted at 08:25am via Condolence

Marilyn Gross

We will miss her so much, we always like talking to her when we would go and see my Mom, they was in the same room together. Mom loved her. They got along so well. Praying for you Don and all the family.
Comment | Posted at 05:26am via Condolence

Marilyn Gross

Dear Don and the Family. We will miss her so much. Thought a lot of her. Liked talking to her every time we would go see Mom in the nursing home,she was a lot of company to my Mother, we will miss her terribly, we loved her so. We will be praying for you all.
Love, Marilyn, Cliff, Mikey and Family.
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