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Avis Wilson, 86, Russell County, KY (1932-2018)

He was a carpet installer and a member of Salem United Baptist Church. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by four brothers - Jack, Frank, Leonard, & Leon Wilson and two sisters - Alice Whittle, Bessie Meece.

Avis Wilson, 86, of Russell Springs, died Thursday, December 6, 2018 at his home.

Funeral services will be 1pmCT Sunday, December 9, 2018 at Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Larold Gosser, Bro. Delvin Wilson, and Bro. Ryan Coffey officiating. Visitation 5-8pmCT Saturday and after 8amCT on Sunday. Interment will be in the Salem Cemetery. Special Music will be provided by Jimmy Rogers. Pallbearers - Gary Meece, David Wilson, Joe Wilson, Noel Wilson Joel Wilson, Alan Bradshaw.

He was born May 29, 1932 in Russell County to Hughie & Ida Mae Hart Wilson.

He was a carpet installer and a member of Salem United Baptist Church. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by four brothers, Jack, Frank, Leonard, & Leon Wilson and two sisters, Alice Whittle, Bessie Meece.

Surviving are
  • His wife - Lola Elizabeth Wilson, Russell Springs
  • Two children - Mike (Rosanne) Wilson, Russell Springs and Rada (Kelly) Morrow, Russell Springs
  • Three grandchildren - Robbie Price, Rachel (Chris) Dial, Ryman King
  • Three great grandchildren
  • One sister - Pam Bradshaw, Russell Springs
Memorials can be made to Gideons International or Hospice of Lake Cumberland at the funeral home.

Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, is in charge of arrangements

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Avis Wilson, 86, Russell County, KY (1932-2018)

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