Floy Lucille Wilson
Floy Lucille Wilson, 92, of Shelbyville, IL, formerly of Tower Hill, passed away at 9:20 a.m. Wednesday, November 27, 2019 in Shelbyville Manor.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 2, 2019 in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL with Travis Elliott officiating. Visitation will be from10:00-11:00 a.m. Monday in the funeral home. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 3, 2019 in Oak Grove Cemetery, rural Palestine, IL with Anita Preston officiating. Memorials may be given to Gideons International or the Alzheimer's Association.
Floy was born on December 17, 1926, near Tower Hill, IL, the daughter of John S. and Sadie Pease Glick. Floy married Ernest A. "Ernie" Wilson on July 6, 1946, and he preceded her in death on January 19, 2015. She was currently a member of the New Hope Baptist Church in Robinson, IL, but for many years was a teacher, counselor and faithful member of the New Hope Baptist Church south of Tower Hill. Floy had many jobs in her lifetime including making bullets in St. Louis during WW II, cooking for a large dairy farm, driving a delivery truck, working at a Motorola factory and lastly repairing watches at Platts Jewelry. She was an expert seamstress, talented artist and crafter. She loved to sing for the Lord, sharing her talent with various churches and nursing homes.
She is survived by her sister, Shari (Bob) Sands of Shelbyville, IL; and sisters-in-law, Edna Montgomery, Esther Fear and Elinour Reynolds. She was a beloved aunt to Roger Foster, Dee Murphy, Donna Carroll, Mike Call, Martin Call, John Sands, and Sharle Elliott; and many great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ernie; sister, Evelyn Foster Sphar; and infant brother Huber John Glick.
Send condolences at www.howeandyockey.com
Published on December 2, 2019


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