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Thelma Hughes Wilson

Thelma Wilson 05 25 2016

Thelma Hughes Wilson, age 94, of Erwin, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Governor’s Bend Retirement and Assisted Living. She was a native of Mitchell County, NC and a daughter of the late Ciscero Roe and Bertha Tipton Hughes. Ms. Wilson was a loving homemaker and a member of Evergreen Free Will Baptist Church. She had worked as a painter at the former Southern Pottery.

In addition to her parents, Thelma is preceded in death by her husband, B.E. Wilson, Jr., Brothers Ciscero Hughes, Jr., Elmer Hughes, Buck Hughes, and sister, Madeline Foster. Ms. Thelma Wilson has left behind to cherish her memory: Sons: Dean Wilson and wife, Ginger of Erwin, Jerry Wilson and wife, Becky of Erwin; Granddaughters: Amy Miller and husband, Rodney of Erwin, Carrie Hopson and husband, Blake of Elizabethton; Grandsons: Jeff Wilson and wife, Alise of Boones Creek, Chris Wilson and wife, Jennifer of Erwin; Great Grandchildren: Makayla Caudle, Abby Wilson, Gavin Miller, Kolby Wilson and Penelope Wilson; Sisters: Betty Renfro of Green Mountain, NC, Joyce Garland of Jonesborough; Brother: Kimsey Hughes of Relief, NC; Aunt: Dorothy Murphy of Erwin.

The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Thelma Hughes Wilson in a funeral service to be at 7:00 PM, Monday, May 23, 2016, in the chapel of Valley Funeral Home with Rev. Howard Messer and Rev. Noah Taylor officiating. A visitation period to share memories and support to the family will begin at 5:00 PM and will continue until service time on Monday at Valley Funeral Home. A committal service will be held at 11:30 AM, Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at Roselawn Memorial Park. Those who wish to attend will meet at Valley Funeral Home by 11:00 AM to go in procession to the cemetery. Those serving as pallbearers will be Cody Caudle, Blake Hopson, Chris Wilson, Gavin Miller, Jeff Wilson and Rodney Miller. . Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at

These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Thelma Hughes Wilson through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.