The Washington Times-Herald

December 13, 2012

Wilma Chestnut

Died Dec. 12, 2012


Washington Times-Herald

WASHINGTON — Wilma Joyce Chestnut, 85, of Washington, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday. Wilma was born to the late Russell and Daisy Hamilton of Washington. She graduated from Washington High School in 1945 and soon after married the late Norman Lee Chestnut. Wilma was a member of The First Christian Church and the Loyal Daughter’s Class of Church. Wilma’s great passion in life was her family. She was also preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Gayle Chestnut; a sister; and two brothers. Survivors include a daughter, Susan (David) Robinson; four sons, Richard (Linda) Chestnut, Gary (Angie) Chestnut, Phillip (Laverne) Chestnut, Alan (Janet) Chestnut; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren. Visitation will be Saturday at Gill Funeral Home from 4 p.m. 8 p.m. A service will be held on Sunday at 1 p.m. also at the funeral home. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery.