July 8, 1924 - August 4, 2012
Funeral services for Katherine Middleton Wilcox, age 88, of Rusk are scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 7, 2012 in Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Don Copeland officiating. Interment will be in Salem Cemetery under the direction of Wallace-Thompson funeral home in Rusk. Mrs. Wilcox died August 4, 2012 in a Rusk Nursing Home. She was born July 8, 1924 in the Salem Community to the late Richard Reeves and Myrtle Elizabeth Spivey Middleton. Mrs. Wilcox was a lifelong resident of Cherokee County and Baptist by faith. She graduated from Rusk High School in 1941 and worked as a Psychiatric Nurse Technician at Rusk State Hospital for 27 years. Mrs. Wilcox enjoyed working with her husband on their family farm, taking Sunday drives in the infamous old blue truck and preparing special treats for all of her family. Preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Elbert Grady Wilcox, grandson, Bryan Wilcox, great granddaughter, Katherine Lou Wilcox, brother and sister-in-law, Lewis Laverle and Nell Middleton. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Donnie and Barbara Wilcox and Glenn and Beverly Wilcox both of Rusk, seven grandchildren, Donnie Wilcox Jr., Trena and Dennis Jones, Gale Lee, Patrick and Valerie Wells, Nicki Maniscalco and Jeff Isola, Ashley and Gregg Cernosek, Chad Caldeira, fifteen great grandchildren, Christopher and April Hudnall, Josh Hudnall, Casey and Randy Wilbanks, Courtney Wilcox, Dalton Wilcox, Justin Wilcox, Matthew and Alexa Bourgeois, Kristy Paquette, Mason, Madison Maniscalco, Tyler, Allie Cernosek, Hayley, Abigayle and Cody Wells, three great great grandchildren, Carter, Camden Hudnall, Aiden Daniels, brother-in-law, and sister-in-law, Carl and Billie Wilcox, Lora Caperton, Lorene Hardy, Jane Naski, Vernene and Bennie Odom, numerous nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will include Larry Middleton, Jerry Middleton, Jim Turlington, Charles Wilcox, Clayton Poole and William Vaughn. Family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday, August 6, 2012 at the funeral home.
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