Verla Ann Wilcox
Verla Wilcox, 71, kept the faith and finished her course on January 18, 2020. Verla was born February 15, 1948 in Grayson, daughter of the late James H. and Imogene Blevins Shaffer. She was preceded in death by a brother, James "Junie" Shaffer, Jr. Verla taught elementary age children for 30 years, and Sunday School for over 35 years. The joy of her life was spending time with her family, especially her five grandchildren. She was a member of the Grayson Church of the Nazarene since she was 13 years old.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Leland Wilcox, two daughters; Beth (Kevin) Sanders of Maysville, KY and Leslie (Raymond) Nichols of Rockwood, Michigan; sister, Donna (Kenny) Jessie of Richmond, KY; five grandchildren, Zane, Brady and Anna Grace Sanders, Gabe and Nate Nichols.
A celebration of life will be conducted Wednesday, January 22, at 11:00 a.m. at Malone Funeral Home with Bro. Charles Bayless and Bro. Jim Harris, ministers. Burial will be in the East Carter County Memory Gardens. Friends may call Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Malone Funeral Home and after 9:00 a.m. Wednesday. Family suggest memorial contributions to: Nazarene Compassionate Ministries, C/O Grayson Nazarene Church, P.O. Box 664, Grayson KY 41143. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family at
Published on January 22, 2020


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