Glessie Kay Walker Wilburn


Glessie Kay Walker Wilburn, 83, of Grayson went to be with her Lord Sunday September 18, 2022 at the Elliott Nursing and Rehab Center in Sandy Hook, KY.  Glessie was born September 27, 1938 in Fultz, KY a daughter of the late Charlie Sr. and Francis Lawson Walker.  In addition to her parents, Glessie was preceded in death by a son, James Charles Wilburn and a daughter, Mary Ann Hale; three sisters, Irene Jackson, Ollie Tackett, and Margaret Sue Neads; seven brothers, Denzil Walker, William Walker, Joseph Walker, Mack Walker, Sam Walker, Earl Walker and Charlie Walker, Jr.; a son in-law, Timothy Milton Cains; and a daughter in-law, Missy Wilburn.   

Glessie was of the Baptist faith.  Glessie retired from Cardinal Cleaners in Ashland, KY.  Glessie enjoyed working puzzles and cross-stitching. 

Glessie is survived by two sons, Curtis Wilburn, Jr. of Ashland and William “Bill” Wilburn of Shelby, OH;  three daughters, Bonnie Wilburn of Flatwoods, Misty Wilburn of Ashland and Debbie Cains of Denton; ten grandchildren, Stephanie (Jimmy) Whitt, Charity (Kevin) Waters, Amanda (David) Bowles, April (Bernabe) Alvarez, Charlie (Debra) Freize, Nathan Freize, Hope (April) Freize-Christian, Tasha McDowell, Jerry Wayne Wilburn and Shaylee Wilburn; fourteen great-grandchildren and one on the way; one great-great-grandchild on the way; a sister, Mary Catherine Siluiens of Columbus, OH; a brother, Mitchell Warren Walker both of Columbus, OH; and many nieces, nephews and extended family who all mourn her passing.

Funeral services will be 1pm Friday September 23, 2022 at the Malone Funeral Home in Grayson with Bro. Joe Mullins and Bro. Leonard Gollihue officiating.  Visitation will be 11 am Friday until the service hour all at the funeral home.  Condolences may be sent to the family at


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