Ms. Wilma Jean Stapleton
September 22, 1939 - March 24, 2018
Wilma Jean Stapleton, age 78, of North Augusta, SC, originally from Edison, TN entered into her eternal rest on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family and loved ones. Wilma Jean retired from TVA in 2000 and moved from Sweetwater, TN to North Augusta, SC to be with her daughters and grandchildren. Wilma Jeans proudest moments where spending time with her grandchildren and watching her great grandchildren play.
Wilma Jean was of the Baptist faith. She was an excellent care giver to Ms. Geraldine Hamilton and her beloved dog Hambone. She loved the mountains and she never forgot her roots or her beloved high school friends, Shirley Begley and Shirley Collins (Shirley B). Wilma Jean was loved by all, never met a stranger and had a smile that would warm your heart. She was truly a beautiful woman in every way.
Wilma Jean is proceeded in death by her parents, Mack and Minnie Bailey Davis of Edison, TN, her brother Ronald Davis and her beloved Sally (Schnauzer) of 17 years. She is survived by her children, Karen Hensley, North Augusta, SC, Rhonda (Denny) Vanover, North Augusta, SC and Mark (Julianne) Stapleton, Morristown, TN. Six grandchildren Justin (Ashley) Hensley, Jason (Stephanie) Hensley, Megan (Brandon) Russo, Lindsay (Joseph) Sanders, Zane (Kayla) Vanover, and Gabe Stapleton, Two step grandchildren Madison Misenheinmer and Grant Misenheimer of Morristown, TN. Four great grandchildren Kade Hensley, Olivia Vanover, Tate Sanders, and Emory Hensley. One brother Lloyd (Bev) Davis, Louisville, Colorado and two nephews.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Darryl Anderson, Diana and Phillip Hamilton, Deena Latargia, and Teresa Rhoten for all of their love and support.
Visitation will be at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 followed by a Celebration of Life at 5:00 pm at Grace Fellowship Church, 507 West Five Knotch Road, North Augusta, SC. Pastor Phillip Hamilton will be officiating.
Online condolences may be express at www.arlingtonfuneral.com.
Arlington Burial & Cremation, 1220 George C. Wilson Drive, Suite C, Augusta, GA 30909. (762) 994-0311
To: The Family of Wilma Jean Stapleton, So sorry for the loss of your mother, friend, co-workers, and loved ones. Jean was an awesome friend, co-worker and sister-in-Christ! She was loving to all who knew her and those that did not know her because of her personality and mannerism seasoned with God's love! I have not seem her since 1995 at TVA but we stayed in touch all these years through e-mails or facebook. Trust in the Lord and lean not to your own understanding! We will see her again when we all get to heaven! Love, Mattie Tippitt msmattie@charter .net 865-966-7618Mattie Tippitt - September 22 at 7:33 PM
My deepest condolences to you and your Family on the loss of your beautiful Mom/ Greatgrandmother/Great grandmom. May her memories bring you a life time of comfort and joy. God Bless Love, Kimberly and Reginald Palmer Co-workerKimberly Palmer - April 5 at 5:33 PM
So sorry to hear of this loss. My condolences to all of the family. Jean was such a precious person. All who knew her loved her. I will be praying for all of you. May God ease your pain and bring you comfort. Jean will be deeply missed.Katie Hensley - March 30 at 1:45 PM
So sorry for you loss. Praying for you and your family.Shirley Hilton & Phyllis Hilton Stout - March 27 at 7:01 PM
Prayers and condolences to Karen and her family. May Wilma Jean rest in peace.Christine O'Meara - March 27 at 11:12 AM
My condolences to you and your family during your time of sorrow. May the peace and love of God continue to cover you and your family.Brenda Johnson - March 27 at 9:50 AM
A sweet lady indeed, will be greatly missed. Prayers for the family ~Iona Bagshaw - March 27 at 9:48 AM
My condolences to the family. Karen you as such a loving person and I pray that God wraps his arms around you and never let go.Quar-an Green - March 27 at 9:24 AM
Sending my deepest sympathy and condolences to the family. I pray that God will comfort you during your time of bereavement.Pamela D. Felder - March 26 at 10:04 PM
Heaven certainly gained a Wonderful Angel in Jean ....No Better Friend, Caregiver ,Co worker or Person . I certainly love her as all of my family does I have no doubt that Geraldine met her at the Eastern Gate with a Big Hug and Kiss followed by Sally and Hambone right behind her . You were a one in a million Jean !!!! Rest In Peace until we met again ,Remember ,we will find each other again in the Dog Section of Heaven . Love you my Friend !!!! You will be greatly missed .David Hamilon - March 26 at 6:29 PM