Glenna Louise Lester Gilkerson of Wayne
Glenna Louise Lester Gilkerson, 90, of Wayne, WV, went to be with the Lord in the early morning of January 28, 2013 at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 Thursday, January 31, 2013 at Booton-Millers Fork Baptist Church where she was a life- long member by Brother Jimmie Lester and Brother John Lee Gilkerson. Burial will follow at Gilkerson Cemetery, Wayne, WV. She was born August 16, 1922 in Wayne, WV, a daughter of the late Millard Lester and Ellen Lucas Lester. Glenna was a retired cook for the Wayne County School System. Her husband, Paul Virgil Gilkerson also preceded her in death, along with five sisters, Sadie Preston, Inez Price, Reba Adkins, Thelma Lester and Violet Davis; three brothers, Lonnie, Elihu and Leslie. Survivors include two sons, Larry Eldon Gilkerson and wife, Sharon of Chicago, IL, Ronnie Dale Gilkerson and wife, Laura of Nicholasville, KY; a daughter, Robin Stephens and husband, Archie of Wayne, WV; four grandsons, Mark Gilkerson of Chicago, IL, Grant Gilkerson of Fort Thomas, KY, Adam McKay of Bardstown, KY and Daniel Stephens of Wayne County, WV; three granddaughters, Louise Grassi of Chicago, IL, Julie Kirkpatrick of Ft. Thomas, KY, Michelle Steele of Wayne, WV; five great-grandsons, Ryan, Nate, Benjamin, Logan and Kaden; five great-granddaughters, Lily, Sophia, Alyssa, Anna, Emma; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Friends may call from 5 to 9 pm Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at Morris Funeral Home, Wayne, WV.