Commonwealth Journal


May 16, 2013

Wanda Wilson

Wanda Wilson, age 83, of Somerset, Ky., went home to be with the Lord on Monday May 13, 2013 at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville, Tenn. 
She was born July 16, 1929 in Sloans Valley, Ky., daughter of the late Orland and Evelyn Helton Wallace.  She was a member of Tateville Baptist Church.
She is survived by five children: sons, Marvin (and wife Rhonda) of Strunk, Ky., Terry (and wife Brenda) of Bronston, Ky., Creston (and wife Reda) of Somerset, Ky., Kenneth (and wife Legina) of Richmond, Ky., and daughter, Paula Vanhook (and husband Steve Eichholz) of Bowling Green, Ky.; nine grandchildren, Stephen, Joey, Travis, Chris, Ryan and Derek Wilson, Felicia and Taylor Vanhook and Lauren Wilson; and brothers-in-law, Jimmy (and wife Janie) and Harold Wilson, all of New Castle, Ind.; sisters-in-law, Margaret Wallace of Somerset, Ky., Joyce (and husband A.J.) of New Castle, Ind., Brenda (and husband Jerry) Phelps of Bronston, Ky., Jean Dobbs of New Castle, Ind., Faye (and husband Jim) Daily of Keno, Ky., Sue Johnston and June Wilson of New Castle, Ind.; and seven great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Arthur Stevie Wilson; brother, Don Wallace; sisters Helen McClane and Mildred Gibson; agranddaughter, Taiann Wilson; sisters-in-law, Juanita Wilson and Mallie Kidd; and brothers-in-law, William Wilson, Earnest Johnston and Harold Dobbs.
Visitation was Thursday, May 16, 2013 in the chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home. 
Funeral services will be today, Friday, May 17, 2013 at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Bro. Ulanda Price and Bro. Troy Merrick officiating.
Burial will follow in the Mills Springs National Cemetery in Nancy, Ky. 
The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the American Diabetes Association or the American Cancer Society. 
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 


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