Wilma Fay Booker

April 29, 1937 ~ December 16, 2020 (age 83)


Wilma Fay Booker, age 83, of Benton, went to be with her Lord and Savior, surrounded by her son David, pastor Don, granddaughter Emily, and best friend Debbie; at 11:47 a.m. Wednesday, December 16, 2020.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon Monday, December 21, 2020 at Jackson Grove Baptist Church of Benton, with Pastor Don Bullard officiating.  Burial will follow in the Jackson Grove Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Monday at the Jackson Grove Baptist Church. Arrangements are through the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

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Wilma Fay was born on April 29, 1937 in Franklin County; the daughter of Raymond Summers and Clara (Carter) Summers. She married James William Booker on June 3, 1957, and he preceded her in death on January 5, 2007.

She was a homemaker. Most of all she enjoyed babysitting and spending time with her grandchildren.

Mrs. Booker was a member of the Jackson Grove Baptist Church of Benton.

Surviving are two sons: David W. Booker and wife Mona of West Frankfort, James B. Booker of Benton; six grandchildren: Kevin Rich, Amanda Rusher, Amber Minor, Jimmy Booker, Emily Arnett, and Morgan Booker; a great-grandchild Rowan Rich; two sisters: Juanita Barlow and Donna McEndree; a son-in-law Clay Anderson; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; her daughter Patricia Anderson; and a sister Lou Ellen Denham.

Memorial contributions in memory of Wilma Fay Booker, may be made to the Jackson Grove Baptist Church, and will be accepted at the funeral services.

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December 21, 2020

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Jackson Grove Baptist Church

Funeral Service
December 21, 2020

12:00 PM
Jackson Grove Baptist Church

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