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Della Rexroat, 70, Russell County, KY (1947-2017)

She was a loving wife, mother, sister and aunt to many nieces and nephews. She was a loyal member of Cedar Spring Baptist Church in Windsor and spent many years traveling throughout Kentucky, Tennessee, and Ohio, along with her husband, as the alto of The Joy Bells gospel quartet. Della loved being in the outdoors, tending to her garden and cooking. But more than those she loved sharing the fruits of her labor with her family and friends. She will be remembered by all those who knew her as having a kind, gentle and loving heart for all those around her. She was the widow of Lyle Green Rexroat. She leaves one direct living descendant, her son, Mark Lee Rexroat, Dallas, TX.
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Della Rexroat, age 70, passed away on Sunday, April 9, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky after a long-term illness.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 from 5pm to 9pmCT, at Wilson Funeral Home, 391 E Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY. Della's funeral service will be on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 10amCT, at Cedar Springs United Baptist Church, Windsor, KY, with her brother, Garlin Wilson, and Bro. Bobby Oaks officiating. Burial will be at the Cedar Springs Church Cemetery.


Della Rexroat, 70, Russell County, KY (1947-2017)

Della was born on March 20, 1947. She was a life-long resident of the Gosser Ridge Community of Russell County, KY, She was the daughter of the late George Theodore Wilson & Mary M. McGowan Wilson. She died on Sunday, April 9, 2017 in Louisville, Jefferson County, KY, at the age of 70 years, 20 days.

Soon after graduating from Russell County High School, Russell Springs, KY,m in 1965, Della married Lyle Green Rexroat of Casey County, KY. A few years later, Della welcomed her son, Mark Lee Rexroat currently residing in Dallas, Texas.

Della was a loving wife, mother, sister and aunt to many nieces and nephews. She was a loyal member of Cedar Spring Baptist Church in Windsor and spent many years traveling throughout Kentucky, Tennessee, and Ohio, along with her husband, as the alto of The Joy Bells gospel quartet. Della loved being in the outdoors, tending to her garden and cooking. But more than those she loved sharing the fruits of her labor with her family and friends. She will be remembered by all those who knew her as having a kind, gentle and loving heart for all those around her.

In addition to her husband and son, Della is survived by:
  • Her twin sister: Ella Hainey of Russell Springs, KY

  • A brother: Garlin (and Jane) Wilson of Russell Springs, KY

  • A sister: Ruth (and Ted) Netherton of Batesville, IN

  • A sister-in-law: Wilma Wilson of Faubush, KY

  • A brother-in-law: Doyle Rexroat of Russell Springs, KY
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Delano "Bloss" Wilson and George Elno Wilson; and two sisters, Meredith Wilson and Nora Alice Cain.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Della Rexroat Memorial Fund in support of the life-saving efforts of The National Kidney Foundation at team.kidney.org/campaign/DellaRexroat or the Cedar Springs United Baptist Church, mailing address to 183 D. Rexroat Lane, Russell Springs, Kentucky 42642.

Send condolences to the family of Della Rexroat

Wilson Funeral Home, 391 E Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY, is in charge of arrangements.


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