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Wilma Sharon Gilford

October 29, 1929 ~ October 29, 2023 (age 94) 94 Years Old

Wilma Gilford Obituary

Wilma Sharon Gilford, 94, Russellville Road, Hopkinsville, KY, passed away Sunday, October 29, 2023 at Jennie Stuart Medical Center of natural causes.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 2, 2023 at Lamb Funeral Home with Dr. Joe Bufford officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Memorial Gardens. 

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 1, 2023 at the funeral home.

A native of St. Charles, KY, she was born October 29, 1929, the daughter of the late Rupert Huddleston and the late Myrtle (Cotton) Huddleston.

Wilma worked at Mid-Continent Springs and was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John T. Gilford; her daughter, Linda Kay Grindstatt; her brothers, Henry Lee Huddleston and James Huddleston.

Survivors include her sons, Johnny Lee Gilford, Denison, TX, Billy Ray Gilford and Robert Wayne (Helen) Gilford, both Hopkinsville, KY; her daughters, Sharon Ann (Wayne) Gerke, Hopkinsville, KY, Betty Jean Boyer, Aurora, IL, Rheva Nell (Randy) Hornbeck, Largo, FL, Patricia Eisengart, St. Petersburg, FL; her sister, Donna Redd, Cadiz, KY; 22 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren, and 22 great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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November 1, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lamb Funeral Home
3911 Lafayette Rd
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

Funeral Service
November 2, 2023

11:00 AM
Lamb Funeral Home
3911 Lafayette Rd
Hopkinsville, KY 42240


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/


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