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Wilma Wilke

July 21, 1940 — November 13, 2020

Wilma Jones Wilke, 80, passed away peacefully at her home on November 13, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years Keith R. Wilke; and siblings

Zola (Alexander) MacLauren of Roseville, MI; Eugene (Mary) Jones of Louisville, KY;  James (Virginia) Jones of Hamilton, OH; Sonia  (Herman) Hudson of Greenville, IN;

Marie (Joe) Beacher of Indianapolis, IN; Harold (Shirley) Jones of Indianapolis, IN; and Naomi Roe of Santa Rosa, CA.  Born to Sam and Della Jones of Knox County, Kentucky, Wilma was the youngest

of ten children. Survived by her brothers, Sam (Pauline) Jones and her twin

Willard Jones, both of Somerset, Kentucky, along with numerous nieces and nephews.  Wilma was a 1959 graduate of Barbourville High School and was retired from the

Jefferson County Board of Education. She loved UK sports and NASCAR racing.  She was a beautiful, intelligent woman with a heart of gold.

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Friday, November 20, 2020

11:00am - 2:00pm (Eastern time)

Louisville Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home East

11601 Ballardsville Rd, Louisville, KY 40241

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Friday, November 20, 2020

Starts at 2:00pm (Eastern time)

Louisville Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home East

11601 Ballardsville Rd, Louisville, KY 40241

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