Wilson, Laura Ruth Strickland (LaFayette)

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Laura Ruth Strickland Wilson, 71, of LaFayette, passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2017.

She was a member of the LaFayette Presbyterian Church. Laura was a graduate of LaFayette High School class of 1965 and the McKenzie School of Business. She retired from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee.

She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Harold Wilson; daughter, Brandy (Keith) Ferris of Athens, GA; grandchildren, Abigail Ferris and Anderson Ferris; sister, Jane (Phil) Shelton of LaFayette; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7, at the LaFayette Presbyterian Church with Reverend Cathy Meyer officiating. Interment will be in LaFayette City Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Nick Wilson, Shelton Forester, Nick Terry, Andy Weaver, Randall Cagle, and Roy Cochran.

Visitation will be at 1 p.m. until hour of service Saturday at the church.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.



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