Lucy Pauline “Toots” Wilson age 85 years, 2 months, and 20 days of Strunk, Kentucky passed from this life on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at her home.
She was born in Strunk, Kentucky on November 6, 1931 to the late Wilburn “Red” Miller and Alsie Wright Miller.
Toots was a member of the Silerville Baptist Church for over 60 years. She enjoyed gardening, working with her flowers, and crocheting. Toots, along with her husband, Dick Wilson, were well known in the community for Wilson’s Grocery and their famous bologna sandwiches. Toots grew up working in her father’s store and continued the tradition for over 65 years. She was family oriented and enjoyed spending her Sunday afternoons cooking and making memories with her family.
Besides her parents, Toots is preceded in death by her husband, Richard Dick Wilson, Jr. who passed in October of 2011; her daughter, Donna Kaye Wilson; brothers, Lonnie Walker, Earnest Miller, Walter Miller, and Buster Miller; and sisters, Betty Todd, Sally Murphy, Allie Baker, and Lora Mae Murphy.
Surviving family include her sons, Ronnie Wilson (and Linda) and Trennis Wilson (and Patty Young), all of Strunk, Kentucky; grandchildren, PJ Bruce (and Geoff), Veronica Kates (and Lloyd), Danny Phillips (and Gretta), Chuck Chambers (and Dovie), Carolyn Roach, Richard Weldon Wilson (and Lindsey), Zachary Lee Wilson, Stephanie Norfleet (and Larry), Micah Shaffer (and Alex), Steven Young, Austin Young, and Tonya Matthews Burton; and great-grandchildren, Nick and Olivia Kates, Marshall, Mitchell, and Mary-Beth Wilson, Ryan and Alexa Bruce, Tristen, Sophie, and Alyssa Norfleet.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 1:00 pm at the Pine Knot Funeral Home. Burial to follow in the Silerville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday after 5:00 pm at the funeral home. Eastern Star Services will be held on Saturday at 7:00 pm.