DE LEON Funeral services for Bobby Duane Wisdom, 80, of Desdemona will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Nowlin Funeral Home with eulogies by Ken Maltby and Ray Shipps. Burial will be in Desdemona Garden of Memories.

He died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007, at his home.

He was born May 1, 1927, in Desdemona to David E. and Hazel Buckley Wisdom. He was married to Merlene Hogg on Jan. 30, 1947, in Desdemona. He was a retired grocer, carpenter and cattleman. He lived in Fort Worth from 1950 to 1962, when he moved back to Desdemona. He was a Protestant.

Survivors include two daughters, Linda Barker and husband Gary of Teague, and Marsha Beach and husband Joe of De Leon; a sister, Patsy Kincanon of Hico; a sister-in-law, Mildred Barker of De Leon; a brother-in-law, Leo Williams of Desdemona; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Merlene Hogg Wisdom on Oct. 27, 2002; his parents; and two sisters, Joyce Kimbrough and Eloise Williams.