Ocie Evelyn Collins Wilson, 93, of the Jonesville Community in Oliver Springs, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, at Methodist Medical Center after emergency surgery.
Evelyn was born April 11, 1919, in Campbell County to Joseph Uriah Collins and Emma Florence Ridenour. From age three, she was raised by her loving stepmother Martha Snodderly Collins.
Evelyn was the widow of Clarence C. Wilson, who died August 23, 1995. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her son Neil E. Wilson; daughter-in-law Theresa York-Wilson; four brothers, Homer, Hobert, Goebel, and James Virgil Collins; five sisters, Della Emma Collins, Goldie Collins Ridenour, Gertrude Sharpe, Lois Stokes, and Susan V. Collins. [Read more…]