American Veteran 04

Joel Alton Wise

May 21, 1942 ~ June 14, 2022 (age 80) 80 Years Old


Joel Alton Wise died at home June 14, 2022. 

He was born in Terrell County, Georgia, on May 21, 1942, to Joe Parks and Veta Watson Wise.

He was employed as Internal Auditor for First National Bank in Gainesville for over 30 years.  After moving to Dillard, Georgia, he owned a CPA practice in Clayton, Georgia.

Joel was a long-time member of the Lake Lanier Rowing Club in Gainesville, Georgia.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Kitty, three daughters, a brother and sister-in-law, a sister, and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Hospice of Northeast Georgia Medical Center (

Visitation will be from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Thursday, June 16 at Little & Davenport in Gainesville. Graveside services will be held at Alta Vista Cemetery in Gainesville, at 11:00 AM on Friday, June 17.

Those wishing to send online condolences to the family may do so at

Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, SW, Gainesville, Georgia 30501 is in charge of arrangements.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Joel Alton Wise, please visit our floral store.


June 16, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory
355 Dawsonville Hwy SW
Gainesville, GA 30501

Graveside Service
June 17, 2022

11:00 AM
Alta Vista Cemetery
521 Jones Street
Gainesville, GA 30501


© 2022 Little & Davenport Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility