Age: 96 Address: Cane River Community Date of Death: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: Pansy Hensley Wilson of the Cane River Community, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, February 26th at Brookside Rehab and Care.
A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Sam and Jane Wilson Hensley. She was the wife of Robie Wilson who passed away in 1969. She was also preceded in death by a son, Mack Wilson, 2 infant daughters, a sister, and 3 brothers. Pansy enjoyed reading her Bible, listening to gospel music and working in her garden.
Surviving are 5 daughters: Lucille Wilson of Bald Mountain, Irene Gibbs, Frances Bradford, Peggy Street and husband, Jerry, all of Burnsville, and Mary Wilson of the home; a son: Danny Wilson and wife, Susan of Marion; 13 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; and a sister, Judy Duckworth and husband, Charlie, of Weaverville.
Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Saturday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Rev. Perry Norton will officiate. Burial will be in the Mt Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 PM Friday at the funeral home, and at other times, will be at the home of Lucille Wilson and Frances Bradford.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Hospice of Yancey County and Brookside Rehab and Care for the care given to their mama.
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