Mary Edith Gustafson Wilkirson

Published 8:47 am Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Mary Edith Gustafson Wilkirson


Mary Edith Gustafson Wilkirson, 69, of Lexington died February 20, 2018. 

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She was born November 4, 1948, in Danville to the late Edwin and Betty Burnett Toombs and Malcolm and Mary Sims. She was a homemaker and operations officer at Bank of Lexington. A 1966 graduate of Danville High School, devoted member of Antioch Christian Church, she loved quilting, crocheting, and an avid cooker of onion sandwiches. Mary Edith was a mother to everyone she knew, a caregiver for her parents, mother-in-law, and brother.

She is survived by her husband, Don Wilkirson of Lexington; two sons, Robert L. (Joanna) Wilkirson and Steven E. (Kim) Wilkirson, both of Lexington; two brothers, Carl E. Gustafson of Louisville, Eddie L. (Linda) Gustafson “Gus” of Danville; and a sister-in-law, Ana Gustafson of Maryland; two grandchildren, Ashley Megan Wilkirson and Madison Nicole Wilkirson.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Friday, February 23, 2018 at Stith Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Mallory officiating. Visitation will be 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Friday at Stith Funeral Home. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery. 

Memorial donations are suggested to Antioch Christian Church or Hospice of your choice. 

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