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“I have so many memories of Kata from working at Big John's grocery store. I remember how straightforward she was in dealing with us. I remember...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Joyce DuRall - Greenville, KY

“Dana and Rick,I was so sorry to hear that your mom had passed. She was a wonderful person and I remember always such a hard worker. You and your...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Cindy Baird - Greenville, KY

“Sorry to hear about Katie's death. Ricky and Dana and your families will be in our thoughts and prayers. Katie was a sweet and pretty lady . Really...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Bennie and Sandy Laster - KY

“Please accept our deep and sincere sympathy of the loss of your sweet Mother & Grandmother. Her caring spirit will be missed. Our hearts go out to...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Scott and Theresa Eddy - TN

“Please accept our deep and sincere sympathy of the loss of your sweet Mother & Grandmother. Her caring spirit will be missed.Our hearts go out to all...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Scott and Theresa Eddy - TN

“So sorry for your loss. She was one kind lady. I am a distant cousin. Claude Brigance was my grandfather! ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Rita Johnson - Central City, KY

“Dear Rick and Dana,So very sorry about the loss of your mom. She was a special lady who loved her family so very much. You were blessed to have her...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Cleona Roberson - Greenville, KY

GREENVILLE - Kata Jo McPherson Wilson, of Greenville, died November 15, 2019, in Georgetown, KY where she was a resident of Dover Manor for over 9 years.

Kata was born August 24, 1933, and raised in the farm lands of Rosewood, KY, the daughter of William Elijah McPherson and Ruth Gregory McPherson. She had five sisters Corine Carver, Margaret Greenfield, Louisa Petrie, Bonnie Rogers Bouland, and Shirley Willis, all deceased. She was married to the late Charles E. Wilson of Greenville.

Kata and Charlie had several businesses in Greenville over the years; Fairway Market, Big John's Groceries, and Pick `N Shovel Restaurant, and were involved in many community services. Many also remember her as serving many delicious meals at Lake Malone Inn or as their paint specialist at Malone Lumber and Do It Center.

Kata was preceded in death by her son Scot Wilson. She is survived by her son, Rick Wilson (Brenda) of Georgetown and daughter, Dana Knight (Billy) of Bowling Green, grandchildren, Amber Mitchell Brown (Pete), Clay Wilson (Deneé), Weston Wilson (Amber), and Jacob Knight, and a great-grandson Luke Brown. Step-grandchildren Kristin Dukes (Cory), Matt Knight (Emily), Kayla Doss (Karson), Step-great-grandchildren Thomas Dukes, Skylar Williams, Colton Carver, Cooper Carver, Luke Knight, and Mason Knight.

Services will be at Tucker Funeral Home, 113 N 3rd St, Central City, KY on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at 2:00 p.m, with Rev. Randall Petrie officiating, assisted by Rev. Bill Clement. Visitation is Friday the 22nd from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Saturday the 23rd from 9:00a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Greenville, KY. Expressions of sympathy can be made to Second Baptist Church Greenville, KY Building Fund or the local Hospice of your choice. Online condolences may be made at