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Kay Frances Wiseman

April 14, 1938 — February 23, 2022

Georgetown, KY formerly of Harlan

On Wednesday, February 23, 2022, Kay Frances Burkhart Wiseman, 83, went peacefully to Heaven at her home surrounded by her beloved family. She was born on April 14, 1938, in Harlan, Kentucky to the late John Milton and Kathleen Covington Burkhart. She graduated from Harlan High School and Centre College where she majored in Biology and Music. Her great talents and personality were used to serve her fellowman as a high school biology teacher, state rehab services coordinator, district manager for Congressman Larry Hopkins and finally for the Social Security Administration in Frankfort. She was an accomplished pianist, and past president of The Kentucky State Federated Women’s Clubs.

Kay will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 33 years, Frank Wiseman, daughter, Debbie (Don) Dyer, sons Bill Hess, Jonathan (Cassie) Wiseman, Ed Wiseman, Joel (Laura) Wiseman, grandchildren, John (Rachel) Dyer, Austin Dyer, Erica Hess, Vivienne Hess, Sam Hess, Andrew Wiseman, great-grandchildren, Adilynn Dyer, Olivia Dyer, Austin Gage Dyer, and sister, Johnnie Burkhart (Jerry) McClure.
Kay enjoyed life on the farm with her dogs, cats, and cattle. Some of her favorite activities included mowing her yard, tending to her flowers, bird watching and cooking.

She will be laid to rest with her parents, grandparents, and sister at 1:00 pm on Monday, February 28, 2022, at the Resthaven Cemetery at Keith, KY with Rev. Spencer Burkhart officiating. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery chapel just prior to service time. Memorial contributions in her memory can be made to the Oxford Christian Church, 2785 Oxford Village Lane, Georgetown, KY 40324.

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Graveside Service

Monday, February 28, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Resthaven Cemetery

, Keith, KY 40873

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