Benny Wesley Wiseman, 71, of Athens, passed away Friday morning, Nov. 15, 2019, at Sweetwater Nursing Center. A native of Madisonville and a longtime resident of McMinn County, he was the son of the late Hubert and Stella Walker Wiseman and was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters. He was a tobacco farmer. Survivors include his wife, Wilma Sue Carmley Wiseman of Athens; one son and daughter-in-law, Corey and Stephanie Carmley of Walhalla, S.C.; two grandchildren, McKenzie and Levi “Bubba”; one sister and brother-in-law, Emma and Elmer Dotson of Madisonville; one sister-in-law, Mary Pritchard of Riceville; and several nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be 4 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with the Rev. Jimmy Lewis officiating. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. If you are unable to attend the visitation or service, sign the guest registry at www.zieglerfuneralhome.com Ziegler Funeral Home of Athens has been entrusted with the care of Benny Wesley Wiseman.

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