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Rites held for Earnest Wilson

Funeral services for Earnest Wilson, 78, of Bucklick, were held February 27 at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial was in the J.C. Day Cemetery in Whitesburg.

Born at Fourseam, he was a son of the late Frank and Lillie Smith Wilson. He died February 25 at his residence.

Mr. Wilson was a U.S. Army veteran, a member of the Hemphill Baptist Church, and a carpenter.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Katherine “Kitten” Maggard Wilson; two daughters, Tracy Miles and husband Barry of Cowan, and Annie Collins and husband John of Wilmore; a son, Tony Wilson of Whitesburg; a brother, Ray Wilson and wife Dorothy of Somerset; three sisters, Glenda Poindexter and husband James of Indiana, Marylyn Stewart and husband Roger of Redfox, and Ellen Riley of Whitesburg; five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

Mr. Wilson was preceded in death by two brothers, Terry Wilson and Danny Wilson.

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