Maybelle Wisecup

Maybelle Ilene Wisecup

Services were held on Saturday August 29, 2009 at 10:00 AM at the Bayard Church of Christ in Bayard Iowa. Words of comfort were given by Robert Rogers, Minister of the Church of Christ.
Kirk Stone served as the pianist, and Alice Drake was the vocalist, singing “Beyond the Sunset” and “One Day at a Time”. The congregation sang “In the Garden”.
Casket Bearers were Jerry Stone, Dick Stone, Donnie Stone, Gary Stone, Roger Stone, Jack Stone, Chester Vaughan, and Larry Stone. Interment was at the Orange Township Cemetery near Coon Rapids, Iowa.
Maybelle Ilene Wisecup was born September 30, 1927 at Audubon County, Iowa the daughter of Carl A. and Hazel M. Betts Stone.  She moved to Bayard in 1929, graduating from Bayard High School in 1945. Maybelle attended classes at Simpson College and obtained a teacher’s certificate. She taught in country schools two years and then in Cooper three years. She began working at the First National Bank and later People’s Trust and Savings of Grand Junction in Rippey in 1952. She was associated with the bank for 40 years, taking over the management of the Bank on January 1, 1980 until she retired in 1992.
Maybelle was united in marriage to William (Bill) Wisecup on June 11, 1950 at the Bayard Church of Christ. They lived in Cooer and Rippey areas their entire married life of 59 years where Bill was engaged in farming. Maybelle loved her flowers, garden, and doing lots of canning. She was noted by her family for her favorite Bean Soup and Corn Break and Lemon Pie.
She entered Regency Park Nursing and Rehab in Jefferson in February of 2009, and later was in Hospice Care there for her final days. She passed away August 26, 2009. She was preceded in death by her parents, eight siblings: Carroll Stone, Lillian Warren, Joseph Stone, Earl Stone, Jean Rinch, Jane Stone (in infancy), Betty Stone, and Junior Stone. Maybelle is survived by her husband Bill Wisecup of Rippey; two siblings Velma Wolf of Scranton and Alfred Stone and his wife JoAnn of Des Moines; sisters-in-law Vera Stone of Bayard, and Lois Bannister of Grimes; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Hastings Funeral Home of Jefferson and Perry were in charge of the arrangements.