Lillian Kay (Benner) Wilson

SALEM – Lillian Kay (Benner) Wilson, 64, of Salem, died at 10:25 p.m. Friday at University Hospital in Cleveland.

She was born on July 7, 1950 in Alliance, Ohio, the daughter of Freda (Teeters) Benner and the late John O. Benner.

She was a 1968 graduate of West Branch High School and attended the Faith Chapel in Salem. Lillian enjoyed talking and spending time with family. In her spare time she would babysit her nieces, care for her “grand dogs,” and enjoy cooking, baking cakes and pies, reading and being a second “Mom” to others.

In addition to her mother of Alliance, she is survived by her husband, Harold Carl Wilson, whom she married on Feb. 3, 1970; her children, Rebecca (Greg) Hudson of Columbus, Adam (Susan) Wilson of Youngstown, and Marie (Ramon) Hernandez of Salem; her siblings, Nancy Bennett of North Canton, Dick (Lou Ellen) Benner of Montana and Linda (Horace) Hall of Alliance.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. Faith Chapel pastor Larry Paxson of the church will be officiating. Burial will follow in Bunker Hill Cemetery.

A time of visitation will be observed from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to Alchemy Acres Animal Sanctuary 1859 County Hwy. 410 (Depot Road) Salem, Ohio 44460

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