December 31, 2011
Tuesday, January 3, 2012 1:00 PM Vernon Funeral Home
Tuesday, January 3, 2012 11am to 1pm
Ercel L. (Wise) Burnside Bair, 96, passed away on Saturday December 31, 2011 in Mercy McAuley Center, Urbana, Ohio.
She was born June 21, 1915 in Marion, Ohio, the daughter of Samuel William and Sara Jane (Smith) Wise.
She attended Agosta School and retired from Desmond Stephans after 52 years of service.
She is survived by her daughter, Jane (David) Shambaugh of Urbana; daughter-in-law Charlotte Burnside of Sevierville, TN; her grandchildren; Linda Shambaugh, Dan (Tami) Shambaugh, Gary Shambaugh and friend Kathy Thompson, Sherry Dillion all of Urbana, Pam (Kelvin) Wilkins of Cable, Debra Hall of South Portsmouth, KY, Jimmy (Terri) Burnside of West Liberty, numerous great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her first husband Herman Burnside, her second husband, A. J. Bair; her son, James Burnside; brother, Virgil Wise and her four sisters, Maude Martin, Elsie Cramer, Ferne Wetzel and Mary Hurtt.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00PM on Tuesday, January 3, 2012 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana with Pastor John Wallace officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 11:00AM to 1:00PM. Burial will follow at Oak Dale Cemetery.