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Obituary: Lorene Wilson, 90, Prices Creek community


Mrs. Wilson was a member of Prices Creek Baptist Church in Adair County and a member of a highly regarded family. She was the matriarch of a large family. Her descendants numbered one hundred, 97 living at the time of her death

Lorene Wilson, 90, Edmonton, KY, died Thursday, October 9, 2008, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, KY.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00pmCT, Saturday, October 11, at the Prices Creek Missionary Baptist Church, Prices Creek Road, Adair County, KY. Burial will be in the Wilson Cemetery, Metcalfe County, KY. Visitation is from noon on Friday, October 10, 2008 and after 9:00amCT on Saturday, October 11, 2008, at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton. She was the daughter of the late John Thomas and Valera Jessee Shirley and widow of the late Rev. Lenus Wilson.

She was a member of the Prices Creek Missionary Baptist Church
She is survived by the following:
  • Three sons: Cecil (Murriel) Wlson and Wayne (Janice) Wilson of Edmonton, KY; and Pat (Shelley) Wilson of Columbia, KY

  • Three daughters: Delsie (Pete) Jessee, Elsie (Garon) Norris, and Patricia (Ethan) Gaskins, all of Edmonton, KY

  • Two daughters in law: Lola Wilson of Fairplay, KY; and Shirlie Wilson, North Vernon, IN

  • And 25 grandchildren, 44 great grandchildren, and 22 great great grandchildren
Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three sons, Curtis, Dave, and Tommy; two brothers, Arvin Shirley and Clarence Shirley; three sisters, Flora Mae Dickson, Rader Burris, and Kate Wilson; one son in law, Charlie Jessie; and one daughter in law, Louise Wilson.

Butler Funeral Home, Edmonton, KY, is in charge of arrangements.
This obituary was made possible through the support of Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, established in 1922, located at 210 Greensburg Street in Columbia. To reach Louis and Brenda McQueary and Richard and Mary Beth Phelps, phone 270-384-2145, or call our 24-hour community obituary information line, 384-6999. E-mail: Website URL: Friends you trust, caring for people you love.


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