She was born on Feb. 18, 1919, to the late Lola Bell Kirby and Worth Rogers Sr. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Evertt Coy Wilson; her cherished brother and sister: Worth Rogers Jr. and Wylene Rogers-Day; and a great-granddaughter, Ashley Bishop.
As long as she was able, she faithfully attended Cleveland Cornerstone Church. She was a true homemaker who loved her family dearly.
She is survived by her four daughters: Jane Richards, Susy (Richard) Bigham, Nancy (Jerry) Trotter and Sally (Allen) Lane; her grandchildren: Lesa Johnson, Dana Richards, Barry Bigham, Scott Bigham, Chanda Ingram, Brian (Michele) Trotter, Curt (Renee) Trotter, Chris Trotter and Allison Jones; 15 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and her two special nieces: Martha Ann “Poppy” Day-Burton and Sara Day-Hatton.
The family will receive friends on Friday, July 5, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a Celebration of Life service beginning at 1 p.m. at Faith Memorial Church, 910 17th Street in Cleveland, with her Pastor Herbert Conley officiating.
A graveside service and interment will follow at the Stock Hill Cemetery in the Dial community outside Blue Ridge, Ga. with Brian Trotter, Curt Trotter, Chris Trotter, Scott Bigham, Ellis Trotter and Tucker Jones serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Barry Bigham, Blake Bishop, Coy Trotter, Noah Johnson and Cole Trotter.
The family would like to extend appreciation to Mary McDonald and Patsy Sawyer, her special caregivers for the past year and to Hospice of Chattanooga for their awesome care.
You are encouraged to share a memory of Wilson and/or your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial webpage and guest book at www.companionfunerals.com. Companion Funeral & Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Wilson family with these arrangements.