Iva Eulene Griffith Wilson, age 84 of Balkan, entered into eternal rest Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012. She passed away at home surrounded by her loved ones.
She was born Aug. 25, 1927, at Balkan, and was the daughter of the late Alva and Grace Bowens Griffith. She was a woman of steadfast faith and virtue, and a member of the Whipple Missionary Baptist Church for 66 years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceeded in death by her husband of 52 years, Floyd Wilson; seven brothers, Stealie (Mae), D.H. (Faye), Ova (Eva), William, Randall and Vermont Griffith; and two sisters Jesse Randhahn, Beatrice (Clayton) Dalrymple.
Survivors include her daughter Margaret Ann Wilson of Balkan; grandson Aaron Nathan (Tawanna) Frye of Devil’s Garden; granddaughter Brandy Nicole (Eric) Miracle of Miracle; one brother Clarence Edward (June) Griffith of Corbin; great-grandchildren, Savannah, Sawyer and Hudson Frye and Ivy Miracle; honorary daughter, Tammy Mayes; special friend, Sharon Engle; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends and her Church Family; and special caregivers, the nurses and staff of Hospice of the Bluegrass Mountain Heritage.
Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, at the Whipple Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev. David Gibbons, the Rev. David Miracle and the Rev. Ronnie Hoskins presiding. Music will be provided by June Griffith, Zelma Hunley and Lola Brock.
Interment will follow in the Mathel Cemetery. Pallbearers will be family and friends.
The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, at the Creech Funeral Home.
Online condolences and guestbook are available at www.creechfh.com
Creech Funeral Home, Middlesboro, is in charge of all arrangements.