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Amelia Brown Wilson
Amelia Brown Wilson, age 39 of Grand Rivers, Kentucky, passed away on Friday, June 25, 2021, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center after a lengthy illness.
On July 11, 1981, she was born in Tompkinsville, Kentucky, and was a member of Maple Grove Missionary Baptist Church.
Amelia was a three-time University of Kentucky graduate. She earned her bachelor’s degree in family and consumer sciences in 2003, her master’s degree in community and leadership development in 2006, and her doctorate in higher education administration in 2011. While at UK, Amelia was the university ambassador coordinator, a student senator, a vice president of Delta Gamma sorority, and the 2003 homecoming queen. She was the 2011 recipient of UK’s Joseph T. Burch Young Alumni Award and a 2021 recipient of UK’s Distinguished Service Award.
Amelia was a field representative for U.S. Congressman James Comer. She previously served as director of agritourism at the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.
She is survived by her husband, Allen O. Wilson, who she married on June 26, 2010; her mother, Sarah Faye Brown of Tompkinsville, Kentucky; her sister, Keri Jo Eaton (Tim) of Tompkinsville, Kentucky; her sister, Kellie Moore (Todd) of Bowling Green, Kentucky; her nephew, Joseph Eaton (Kayla); her niece, Sarah West (Zach); her niece, Olivia Moore; her niece, Katie Jo Moore; two great-nieces; and a great-nephew; her mother and father-in-law, Marvin Lee and Laura W. Wilson also survive. She was preceded in death by her father, William Brown.
Funeral services are planned for Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at 10:00 AM Central Daylight Standard Time at Bartley & Sons Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, Kentucky. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM Central Daylight Standard Time and on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 8:00 AM Central Daylight Standard Time until the service time. Burial will follow at The Lexington Cemetery in Lexington, Kentucky.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy be given to Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates, 10160 Linn Station Road, Louisville, KY 40223 or www.donatelifeky.org
Bartley & Sons Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Amelia Brown Wilson.
My heart goes out to the family, they along with the world has suffered a great loss! Amelia was truly one of a kind....
Della Oliver Jul 1 2021 4:53 PM
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Sincere sympathy Allen. Amelia was a lovely lady. It was always a pleasure to worship with you both at Grand Rivers Pisgah UMC. May you find comfort in your good memories. Jan & David Rittenhouse
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Myra Gibson Jun 29 2021 10:23 PM
Sarah Faye you and your family have been in my prayers, so sorry for the loss of your daughter, she was a very strong young woman may she be in peace and free of all pain, my heart goes out to you and all the loved ones she has left behind, may God be with you all and see you through the days ahead 🙏
Anita And Larry Brummett Jun 29 2021 8:55 PM