Wilma Nelson Jones Root

Wilma Nelson Jones Root

February 13, 1926 - November 2, 2013

Wilma Jones Root, age 87, of Corbin, KY, was born February 13, 1926, in Whitley County.  She passed away at her home November 2, 2013.

She was the daughter of the late Ernest Trey Nelson and Rosa Sexton Nelson.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband Walter G. Jones and her second husband William (Bill) Root; two sisters:  Bonnie Barton and Nawana Laws.

Survivors include one brother Bobby Nelson of Corbin, nieces, nephews, other family members and many friends, all to mourn her passing.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. John Laws, Rev. Doug Martin, and Rev. Robert Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Cumberland Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Larry Jones, Danny Nelson, John Laws, Michael Barton, Bill Barton, and Leon Barton.  Honorary pallbearers will be Curt Dugger and Gary Barton.

The family of Wilma Root will receive friends Monday from 6-8 P.M. at the Hart Funeral Home,  located at 1011 Master Street in Corbin

1 Comment
  • Susan Reutelshofer Sand
    Posted at 01:03h, 05 November Reply

    “Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.” Aunt Bea = memories = love.

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