Kay Ruth Wilson

Kay Wilson

Kay Ruth Wilson of Doe Run passed away on Jan. 7, 2019 at her residence. She was 76.

She was born on July 12, 1942 in Memphis, TN, the daughter of the late James and Ruth (Riggs) Jerden.

On March 28, 1959, she was united in marriage to Joseph Wilson, Sr., who preceded her in death on April 3, 2009.

To this union four children were born, Deborah Pryor of Cherryville, Denise Sikes and husband Richard of Ironton,  Joseph Wilson, Jr. and wife Jill of Doe Run, and Charity Murphy, who preceded her in death.  Kay is also survived by one sister, Joyce Snyder of Jonesboro, AR, nine grandchildren, and 14 great- grandchildren, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents and daughter, Kay was preceded in death by three sisters, Betty Jerden, Bobbie Jean Duncan, and Wilma Best; her brother, Kenneth Jerden; and son-in-law, Dennis Pryor.

Kay loved nature and she especially enjoyed feeding the squirrels.   She loved her family and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 at 1 p.m. from Bryson Funeral Home Chapel.  Visitation was at 11 a.m.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.brysonfuneralhome.com.