Born Friday, September 28, 1923
Died Sunday, March 31, 2019
Daisy Maud Wyse was born in Muskogee, OK on September 3, 1923 to Jeremiah and Blanche (Davis) Curry. She was born at a hospital in Muskogee, OK. She was the only one of the 5 children born in a hospital. The others were born by midwives. Her siblings all preceded her in death. Their names were Amos, Clarence, Emmett and Inez.
Daisy attended Wharton Chapel A.M.E. Church in Red Bird during her earlier years. She grew up in Red Bird and attended Miller Washington School. In 1942 she moved to OKC, OK and finished high school there. Daisy worked at a drug store in Oklahoma City. She met and married J.W. Wallis is 1950, this union was later dissolved.
She went to live with her aunt Luddie B. Davis in Los Angeles, CA and later went to live with Emmett, her brother, in Seattle, WA. She worked at the Naval Air Station where she met her husband, John Wyse. He was in the navy and after he passed away Ms. Daisy moved back to Red Bird, OK.
Daisy united with Shiloh Baptist Church in Red Bird, OK. She taught the Adult Sunday School Class and was a member of the Missionary Society. She sang solo’s and played the piano for the choir. She always said “we let her bang on the piano.” Daisy was a faithful member until her health began to fail.
Daisy volunteered many hours at the Coweta Manor Nursing Home. She was a very independent woman who would rather help others. Her favorite color was blue. She said she liked all food but never has eaten much and her favorite chips are the sour cream and onion ones.
She leaves to cherish her memories, her niece Alberta (Leo) Townsell, Red Bird, OK, nephew, Alfred (Ruby) Curry, Red Bird, OK and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.
A Home Going Celebration will be conducted, Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. in the Shiloh Baptist Church, Red Bird, OK, with the pastor, Rev. Derrick Mitchell, officiating. Interment will follow in Red Bird cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday, 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.
The family has been cared for by House of Winn Funeral Homes.