Evelyn Wilson, age 81, of Paducah passed away Monday, January 31, 2011, at 7:55 p.m. at the Southgate Health Care Center in Metropolis, Ill.
Mrs. Wilson was a native of McCracken County, Ky. She attended Farley Elementary School and graduated from Reidland High School as an honor student. She also was a graduate of Draughon's Business College and worked as Secretary for Southern Textile Machinery Company for 30 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Paducah.
She is survived by one stepdaughter, Linda K. Hall; three sisters, Mildred Hayes, Rose Lawrence, and Verna Horning; five nieces; and two nephews; and one stepgranddaughter.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James H. Wilson; one sister; and four brothers. Her parents were James Noah Dick and Hearldie Carter Dick.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, February 6, 2011, in the Chapel of the Woodlawn Memorial Gardens with Daniel Durrett officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial. There will be no public visitation.
Keeling Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. You may leave a message for the family at keelingfamilyfuneralhome.com.