Esther C. Wilson, 92, of Inverness, FL passed away September 11, 2021 under the loving care of her family.
She was born on March 29, 1929 to Benjamin H. and Verna R. Norton in Altoona, PA. A Housekeeper and store clerk for most of her life. Esther moved to the area sometime in 1978, and had attended Trinity Baptist Church. She was a freehand Artist who sketched, and created beautiful oil paintings, she enjoyed gardening, crafting, and watching the birds and wildlife. Esther graduated from Trinity Bible College as a Valedictorian ; was a wonderful motivational speaker, played accordion & sang, also for a time, she was a Sunday school teacher.
She was preceded in death by all of her siblings, great-grandson Russell Johnathan Harper and great-grandson Justin Michael Harper. Esther is survived by her daughter Linda Lukehart grandchildren: Anita Rountree, Russell & Brenda Harper grandson and daughter in law; great-granddaughter Charlinda N. Harper, niece Rebecca Grace Hurley and many, many more extended family and friends including Susan Lemus & Family, Doris Thompson, Jason Ritter, Deborah Sullivan & Ed Eichhorn.
A Celebration of life event will be decided and announced to family and friends at a later date.
Private cremation is under the direction of Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto, FL.
Published by Citrus County Chronicle on Sep. 16, 2021.