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Geraldine (Doyle) Wilson

January 9, 1929 ~ April 30, 2020 (age 91)


Geraldine Doyle Wilson, of Liberty, Kentucky, passed from this life on Thursday, April 30, 2020, at Casey County Hospital.  She was 91 years of age.

Born January 9, 1929, in Casey County, Kentucky, she was a daughter of the late Roy and Flossie Pitman Doyle. Geraldine was a retired educator for the Casey County Board of Education with forty-two years of service. She was valedictorian of Liberty High School class of 1947 and only missed two days of school during her time as a student. Geraldine washed dishes to pay her way through school at Lindsey Wilson College and later attended Eastern Kentucky University. Geraldine was a faithful member of Liberty United Methodist Church. She was also considered a master bridge player.

Survivors include two sons, Tim Wilson of Liberty and Brad Wilson of Frankfort; one daughter, Leah (Morris) Pilcher of Stanford; one brother, Elwood Doyle of Baltimore, Maryland; one sister, Patsy Carman of Summerville, South Carolina; one grandson, Jeremy Wilson; and her first and only dog, Pugsy.

In addition to her parents, Geraldine was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Stanley C. Wilson, who passed away October 7, 1994; and one sister, Jean Brown.

Due to recent requirements implemented by the Governor and The Funeral Directors Association of Kentucky, funeral services will be performed privately at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Brother Rodney Koger officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Geraldine’s memory may be sent to: Liberty United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 186, Liberty, Kentucky 42539.

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