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Betty Wilson

May 22, 1943 — December 26, 2022

Poole, KY

Betty Lou Greenfield Wilson 79, of Poole, KY passed away on December 26, 2022 at Lucy Smith King Center in Henderson, KY. A devoted wife, mother, grandmother (Mamaw), great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. Betty always made everyone feel loved and cherished; she truly knew how to make everyone smile. She was a loyal member of Little Dixie Methodist Church for many years. She loved her church and she loved her Lord. She retired from the Webster County School system after 30 of service in 2005 as a school cook, and continued working 10 years as a substitute cook. She also enjoyed being a cook at Camp Clark in Dixon, KY for many years. Betty was such an avid gardener and the best at canning vegetables each summer. This past summer she canned 79 quarts of green beans. She and Willie had so much fun together playing cards, dominos and fishing. Betty’s greatest love was for her family, cooking family dinners, celebrating holidays and celebrating birthdays together.  Betty was the daughter of the late Caleb and Ruth Greenfield of Sebree, KY. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Willie A. Wilson; her loving son Brian Alan Wilson; 4 brothers and 3 sisters.  Survived by a daughter Tammy Wilson Curry(Bradley) of Providence, KY; 2 sons Keith Wilson(Lisa) and Tommy Wilson(Angie) both of Poole, KY; a sister Wilma Sue Montgomery New Braunfels, TX; a daughter-in-law Kimberly Wilson-Mackey(Dan); 7 grandchildren Aaron Wilson, Justin Wilson(Brandy), Karie Cortes(Jose’), Anna Grace Louise Wilson, Ryan Cowan, Wesley McDonald(Rachel) and Ryan Curry; 13 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. A graveside service for family and friends will be held 1PM Thursday, December 29, 2022 at Shady Grove Cemetery in Poole, KY. Rev. Barry Cullen and Rev. Mark Hobgood will officiate. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Anthony’s Hospice 2410 S. Green St. Henderson, KY 42420 or Little Dixie Methodist Church 7036 Wheeler Rd. Corydon, KY. 42406. Online condolences can be made at

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Thursday, December 29, 2022

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Shady Grove Cemetery


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