Ernestine A. Wilson, age 95, of Fayetteville, passed away Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, at the Lincoln Medical Center.
Mrs. Wilson was raised in the Harms Community of Lincoln County and was the daughter of the late R.A. and Virge Locker Ables. She was a retired schoolteacher for the Lincoln County School System for 37 years, a member of the Washington Street Church of Christ, former Lincoln County commissioner, former chairman of the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Public Library Board and former president of the Fayetteville/Lincoln County chapter of the American Heart Association.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by: husband, Woodrow Wilson; siblings, Charles Ray Ables, Ruth A. Douglas, Don F. Ables.
Survivors are: daughter, Susan Wilson Holder of Fayetteville; son, J.D. “Bo” Wilson of Shelbyville; four grandchildren, J.D. “Jimbo” Wilson Jr., Sarah Mae Young, G. Chris Holder, James J. Holder; three great-grandchildren, Emma Rhea Young, Rhy Holder, Ras Holder; five siblings, Faye Pylant of Columbus, GA, Kathleen Smith of Huntsville, AL, Bruce Ables of Fayetteville, Lex Ables of Franklin, Dixie Offutt of Huntsville, AL.
Graveside services were conducted on Monday, Nov. 28, at Lebanon Cemetery, officiated by Joe Wayne McGee.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Public Library, Lebanon Cemetery, Vanderbilt University Medical Research, or to the charity of your choice.