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Willie Jo Sprinkle Wilde


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Willie Jo Sprinkle Wilde

Asheville - Mrs. Willie Jo Sprinkle Wilde, 78. passed away, Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at her residence following an extended illness. She was born and raised in Madison County, NC, to James and Margaret Sprinkle. She was married to Dwight (D.H.) Wilde on October 14, 1961, at old Bull Creek Church in Marshall (Madison Co), NC, and they spent 50 years together before his death December 6, 2012. She was a member of Old Bull Creek Baptist Church in Marshall, NC.

Jo worked as a bookkeeper, employed by Jack Pastis Construction where she retired after many years of service. Her hobbies were sewing and working jigsaw puzzles; she also enjoyed staying touch with her high school graduation class members.

A Graveside Memorial Service will be held at a later date at Old Bull Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Marshall, NC with Eddie Fox officiating. Visitation was at the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors. Condolences to the family may be e-mailed to [email protected]

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dwight Wilde; daughter, Cynthia Bond, and by sisters, Patricia Johnston, Lois Hensley, Jamie Lou Partenheimer, and Naomi Sams.

She is survived by her daughter, Elaine Griffin; sons, Mark Wilde and Freddie Wilde (Patty), all of Saltillo; sisters, Lula Belle (Jim), Sarah Faye Ledbetter (Buddy); brothers, Merritt Lee Sprinkle (Tama) and James Sprinkle (Sandy); five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to Old Bull Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 49 Simple Farm Lane, Mars Hill, NC 28754.
Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Aug. 10, 2018
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