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Levona I. Wilson, 89, Russell Co., KY native (1931-2020)

Levona Irene Wilson of Shelbyville, IN, passed away on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at Heritage House in Shelbyville. She was 89 years old.

Graveside services will be held at 1pmCT on Thursday, November 5, 2020, at McBeath Cemetery in Russell Springs, Kentucky, with Bro. Bobby Conner officiating.

Born April 3, 1931 in Russell County, Kentucky, she was the daughter of Lester Stephens and Edith (George) Stephens. She married Carsie Wilson in 1950 and he preceded her in death on October 12, 1988.

Survivors include:
  • A son, Rex Wilson, of Shelbyville
  • Two brothers, Edward (Mary) Stephens of Prospect, Kentucky, and Roy (Linda) Stephens of Sonora, KY.
  • Two half sisters, Lisa (Tim) Roy of Russell Springs and Thelma (Rodney) Scott of Russell Springs
She was preceded in death by her parents, her spouse, and a sister, Romona Bernard.

Mrs. Wilson spent most of her life in the Shelbyville area, after moving from Russell County.

She graduated from Russell County High School, and was a member of Square Oak Baptist Church in Ono, Kentucky, and attended Victory Fellowship Church of God in Shelbyville. She had been a factory worker at KCL Corp., retiring after 30 years of service. She enjoyed attending church.

Bernard Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Levona I. Wilson, 89, Russell Co., KY native (1931-2020)

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