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Linda Carol Dickson Wilson, 68, Prices Creek, KY (1950-2019)

Linda was known for her kind heart and ability to never meet a stranger. These qualities she used in her 28 years of service to the Adair County Board of Education where she worked as a receptionist.

Linda Carol Dickson Wilson, 68, of the Prices Creek Community, departed this life peacefully surrounded by her family at Jewish Hospital in Louisville on January 26, 2019 after a short illness.

The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, at 1pmCT at Prices Creek Missionary Baptist Church, 1636 Price's Creek Rd., with Bro. Cecil Williams and Bro. Keith Sanders officiating. Burial will follow in Moore Cemetery.

Visitation is requested after 3pmCT on Monday, January 28, 2019, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY.

She was born February 12, 1950, in Adair County, to Fred Dickson and the late Myrtle Moore Dickson.

She made a profession of faith at a young age and joined Prices Creek Missionary Baptist Church where she remained a faithful member until the time of her illness.

In addition to her father, she is also survived by her devoted husband of 47 years; Johnnie Ray Wilson

She is the loving mother and best friend to two daughters who survive - Angela Carol Shirley and husband Mark, Marsha Rae Shirley and husband Travis all of Edmonton

Three grandchildren - Emma Murley and husband Luke, John Shirley and Hayden Shirley

One brother - Howard Dickson and wife Sue of Edmonton

Several nieces, nephews, and a host of cousins and friends

Linda was known for her kind heart and ability to never meet a stranger. These qualities she used in her 28 years of service to the Adair County Board of Education where she worked as a receptionist.

Casket Bearers: Bradley Dickson, Tommy Sexton, Mike Sexton, Matt Sexton, Zach Judd, and Josh Devore.

Honorary: John Shirley, Hayden Shirley, and Luke Murley

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Linda Carol Dickson Wilson, 68, Prices Creek, KY (1950-2019)

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