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ROSELLAN WILSON GILREATH
Rosellan Wilson Gilreath, age 88, of Strunk, Kentucky passed away at her home Sunday, May 29, 2011.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Pine Knot Funeral Home. She will be laid to rest at the Silerville Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 a" 9 p.m.
Born September 16, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Richard Franklin and Ardilla Brown Wilson. Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by a husband Vaughn Gilreath, two sons David Vaughn and Donald Ray Daugherty, four brothers Woodrow, Bill, Eddie and Harry Wilson, two half brothers Jimmy and Benny Wilson, and a half sister Frankie Nesbitt.
Surviving family include two sisters Ardilla Faye (and Emery) Baird and Betty Lou (Ottis a" deceased) Anderson both of Strunk, and two brothers Grover (and Betty Fay) Wilson and Richard "Dick" (and Pauline "Toots") Wilson, both of Strunk. Half sisters are Dru (and Charlie) Boss of Florida, Pat (and Ronald) King of Pine Knot, and Goldie (and Joe) Stephens of London. Half brothers are Costello (and Doris) Wilson of Pine Knot and Bobby Wilson of Strunk. She had three grandchildren Michael Lynn Daugherty, Vonda J. Laxton and Nancy Lynn Dauch, eight great grandchildren Haylee, Heather, Micah, Zack, Janna, Tyrell, Caleb and Shelby Lynn, and four great-great grandchildren Summer, Savannah, Nolan and Aliviah, and a daugher-in-law Louise Daugherty of Clinton, Tennessee.
Rosellan worked as a babysitter for many years, worked in a grocery store at old Pine Knot and at Fashion Frog in Cincinnati in her younger years. She enjoyed going to the McCreary County Senior Citizens Center where she once had worked as a volunteer and she enjoyed swinging on her front porch swing. She was greatly loved and will be missed by those whose lives she touched.
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