Mrs. Agnes Penultima "Nultie" Johns Wiseman died on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at the age of 96. Mrs. Wiseman was born on October 20, 1922, at the family farm, 'Locust Level', in Buckingham County, Virginia. She was the daughter of Allen Anderson Johns and Lucy Anderson Allen Johns. She was baptized as an infant at Cumberland Presbyterian Church, the church of her parents. She remained an active member of First Presbyterian Church, Danville, Va., since the 1950s. Mrs. Wiseman was educated in Buckingham County Schools, Longwood University and the College of William and Mary where she received her Masters in Library Science. She became a Librarian at Clover High School, Randolph-Henry High School, George Washington High School and Danville Community College where she retired from in 1987. She married Plumer W. Wiseman of Danville, Va. in 1956. They enjoyed a life full of bird watching, fishing, traveling and spending time with their families. She became the caregiver for many a critter that her husband brought home. Mrs. Wiseman was actively involved in her church, the Dorthea Henry Chapter of the DAR and was a founding member of the Westbrook Natural History Society. She was an avid reader, crossword puzzler and genealogist. She loved cooking and canning and sharing with her friends and neighbors. She enjoyed beach trips, crabbing, and RVing across the country with her sister. She was preceded in death by her husband, Plumer W. Wiseman and her sister, Lucy Johns Simons. Mrs. Wiseman is survived by two daughters, Mary Wiseman Foster (Ken), Dry Fork, Va. and Penultima "Sis" Bradford (Tim), Richmond, Va.; six grandchildren, Martha Foster Stayer (Jesse), Dry Fork, Va., Sarah Foster, Quito, Ecuador, Rob Foster, Charleston, S.C., Rebecca Foster, Charleston, S.C., Annie Bradford, Richmond, Va., Emily Bradford, Indonesia; and two great-grandchildren, David and Judah Stayer. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the general missions fund at First Presbyterian Church, 937 Main St., Danville, VA 24541 A memorial service will be held at a later date. Townes Funeral Home is serving the Wiseman family. Online condolences may be made at www.townesfuneralhome.com.

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