Wilma Ferne Fillmon
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Wilma Ferne Fillmon
  • November 16, 1927 - January 10, 2017
  • Abilene, Texas

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Wilma Foote Fillmon, 89, of Abilene went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. She was born November 16, 1927 in Jones County, TX to Elvis and Lottie Simpson Foote. Wilma graduated high school in Abilene in 1946. After graduation, she married the late Billy Jack Fillmon on October 16, 1950.
She is survived by their 4 children, Sandy Grisham and husband, Gary, Donnie Fillmon and wife, Sherry, Janice Watts, and Jerry Fillmon and wife, Angie; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren.
Wilma was blessed with a beautiful voice. She loved southern gospel singing and attending singing conventions whenever she could. She was president of Taylor County Singing Convention from 1996 - 1999.