Commonwealth Journal


September 19, 2013

Obituaries for Friday, Sept. 20, 2013


Somerset — Zilpha Wilson

Zilpha Ilene (Polston) Wilson, 86 of Brownsburg, Ind., formerly of Jabez, Ky., departed this life on Sept. 17, 2013 at Brownsburg Nursing and Rehab Center.

Ilene was born July 1, 1927 in Jabez, Ky. to the late Arvel Estel and Flonnie May (McGowan) Polston. Ilene was a member of First Separate Baptist Church of Indianapolis.  

She is survived by her children, David Allen (Denise) Wilson and Tammy Kay (Bryan) Belcher; her grandchildren, Andrea Wilson, Stephanie (Geoff) Wilson-English, Brittany (Doug) Witt, and Vanessa, Hannah, Madison and Emma Belcher; her great-grandchildren, Addison and Troy English, and Emily, Liam and Lily Witt; her siblings, Arlo (Lavern), Albert (Mildred), Clyde (Margaret), Falus (Lois) Polston and Eudene (Wendell) Minton; and her sister-in-law, Patty (Muse) Ruckel.  

Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Clay Wilson on March 1, 2009; and a brother, Jerry Lee Polston.

Her visitation will be held on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013  from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. EDT at Calvary Separate Baptist Church in Nancy, Ky. until time for funeral services at 1 p.m. with Bro. Mark Polston officiating.

Burial will be at Mill Springs National Cemetery.  

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Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Zilpha Ilene (Polston) Wilson.

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