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Zoe C. Wilson

Zoe C. Wilson Zoe C. Wilson

Zoe Crystal Hooker Wilson, 94, Clarksville, died Sunday, May 14, 2017, at Westminster Health Care in Clarksville.
Born Jan. 8, 1923, in New Washington, she was the daughter of the late Zoe and Louie Hooker.
She was a 1940 graduate of New Washington High School, a 1943 graduate of Norton Hospital School of Nursing and worked as a registered nurse at Floyd County, Methodist and Veterans hospitals. She was a life member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, a member of Community Christian (Disciples of Christ) Church, where she served as elder and deaconess, and the Clark County Church Women United AARP (president for two years) and a former member and board member of the Clarksville Business and Professional Women’s Club. She volunteered at the Clark County Red Cross for 45 years and Center for Lay Ministries. She served as an officer, mostly president, of many of these organizations and received awards from many of them, including Clarksville BPW ‘Woman of the Year’ in 1967, The Salvation Army Medical Fellowship ‘Member of the Year’ in 1992, Senior Citizen Jeffersonville United to Make Progress Community Serve Award in 1997 and American Red Cross 2011 Jack Leuthert Lifetime Achievement Award. She also was a Kentucky Colonel.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Jennifer Jane Wilson; a son, Alan Kirt Wilson; two sisters, Violet Armand and Doris Neal; and a brother, Lamont (Joe) Hooker.
Survivors include two daughters, Doris Ann Whitehouse Lind (Ronnie) of Lanesville and Mary Zoe Wilson Beeler of Memphis; a sister, Erma Jirinec of Bowling Green, Ohio; a son-in-law, John Eiseman; a daughter-in-law, Lynn Wilson; five grandsons, Dale Lind, Ryan Lind (Amy), Nicholas Wilson, Stuart Beeler and Michael Beeler; a great-grandson, Russell Lind; four step-grandchildren; four step-great-grandsons; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation: Thursday, May 18, from 2 to 8 p.m. and Friday, May 19, after 9 a.m. at Chapman Funeral Home in Clarksville.
Funeral, Friday, May 19, at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery in New Washington.
Officiants: The Revs. Mary Wendelin and Rick Harting.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the Community Christian Church, Center for Lay Ministries or American Red Cross.

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