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Jeri Lynn Wisdom

Jeri Lynn Wisdom, 68 years old, passed away on April 11, 2015 at Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, Mo., with her husband by her side.
Jeri was born Feb. 21, 1947 in Hollywood,  Calif., to William and Helen Jane (Archer) Siekkinen.
Jeri was a resident of the Ava community for 12 years moving here from Pine, Ariz. She was a U.S. Marine veteran and served during Vietnam. On March 17, 1984 Jeri and Timothy James Wisdom were united in marriage in Bullhead City, Ariz.
Jeri was an avid reader and a member of the Ava Art Guild. She loved gardening, being outside with her dogs and weaving on her looms. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her husband.
Jeri was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her husband, Timothy J. Wisdom, of Ava, Mo.; daughter and husband, Tina and Daniel Dirksmeyer, of Mesa, Ariz.; three grandchildren, Joshua 13, Jacob 9, and Jacelyn 3 months old; and mother-in-law, Bobby Ann Malmen.
Cremation services are being conducted by Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, MO. In lieu of flowers donations can be made on behalf of the family to help with the cost of services.
Online condolences can be made to www.clinkingbeardfuneral