Lu Genie Huffines Wilson

(1884 - 1936)

Source: Reprinted here with permission of Odie Dixon, webmaster of the JCHS website, 2003, originally printed in Jackson County, Tennessee newpaper May 1936.

Notes: Lugenia E. Huffines was the daughter of Daniel Marion Huffines and Sarah A. Forkum.

LU GENIE HUFFINES WILSON was born March 17, 1884, departed this life May 9, 1936, age 52 years, 1 month and 22 days. She was married to John Wilson about 28 or 30 years ago. To the union was born 7 children, 3 boys and 4 girls; Mrs. Ester May RICHARDSON of Castalian Springs, Mrs. Bessie MORGAN, Mrs. Verda RICHARDSON, Miss Edna Wilson, Paul Wilson, Vester Wilson, John Wilson, JR all of Jackson County. She united with the Cumberland Presbyterian church early in life. She leaves to mourn her husband, John Wilson and 7 children, an aged mother, Mrs. SARAH HUFFINES of Edenwold, one brother, Mr. Comer Huffines of Edenwold, one sister, Mrs. Lula CARR of Cross Plains. Funeral services were conducted at the residents of Mr. Dude Forkum by the writer and assisted by Rev. A. C. Sloan of Pleasant Shade. Her body was laid to rest in the Forkum Cemetery. W. M. Dycus.