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Brenda Rose Wilson, 69, Russell Springs, KY (1951-2021)

Brenda Rose Wilson of Russell Springs, KY (formerly of Fairmount, IN) passed away Thursday, March 11, 2021, at Russell County Hospital Russell Springs, KY. She was 69 years old.

Cremation was chosen, and a celebration of life service will be scheduled at a later date.

Brenda was born in Somerset, KY on May 26, 1951, a daughter of the late Burvel (B.G.) and Adelyne (Ashbrook) Smith. She was a devout Christian and talented pianist who played the piano at her church for many years.

Brenda is survived by:
  • Her daughter, Melinda (Shawn) Stephens, of Russell Springs, KY
  • Her stepsons Brian Wilson, of Summitville, IN and Mike Wilson, of Elwood, IN
  • A sister, Carleen (Jimmie) George, of Russell Springs, KY
  • Two brothers, Clinton Smith of Russell Springs, KY, and Michael (Ruth) Smith, of Cincinnati, OH.
  • Four grandchildren: Jessica (Zackary) Litton, Rebecca (Brian) Baker, Shawn (Kelsey) Stephens, and Nathan Stephens, two great grandchildren; Elliot Harris, and Anaya Baker.
  • Her two beloved dogs, Carla and Rose
She is preceded in death by her parents, and her husband of 40 years Lenvel Gene Wilson.

H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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