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Wilma Alice May Arthur
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Birth: Oct. 9, 1922, USA
Death: Dec. 20, 2007
Virginia, USA

Wilma May Arthur, 85, of Roanoke, Va., devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and greatgrandmother passed into eternal rest with her Lord and Savior on December 20, 2007. She is preceded in death by her sisters, Reba Pinion and Madge Pinion, her brothers, John F. May and Berlin May. Left to cherish the memory of her life here on earth is her devoted husband of 63 years, Norman W. Arthur; daughter, Norma Forney and husband, Rick; son, Robert Arthur and wife, Debbie; granddaughter, Magen; grandsons, Christopher, Jeremy and Timothy; greatgrandchildren, Brooke Alexandra and Bryce Robert; and sister, Rachel Newcomb, of Radford. Wilma met the love of her life on a bus while traveling home during World War II, Norman happened to be on the same bus traveling home on leave and was attached to her at first sight, they were soon married in August of 1944. Wilma was an avid member of The Eastern Star throughout her life serving as Worthy Matron, Chapter 161. She worked and retired from Macke, and then pursued a second career as a hairdresser. Wilma was a member of Cave Spring Baptist Church for many years until moving to North Roanoke and transferring membership to Green Ridge Baptist Church, a devout Christian who loved her Lord and her family. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, December 24, 2007 at Oakey's South Chapel. Interment will follow in Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, December 23, 2007 at Oakey's South Chapel, 540-989-3131.
Published in the Roanoke Times from 12/22/2007 - 12/23/2007.
Family links: 
  John Forrest May (1879 - 1971)
  Clara Zelma Baker May (1886 - 1950)
  Curtis Wooling May (1908 - 1915)*
  Reba Evelyn May Pinion (1910 - 2000)*
  Madge Irene May Pinion (1911 - 2004)*
  Burlin Howard May (1914 - 2007)*
  Rachel Agnes May Newcomb (1920 - 2011)*
  Wilma Alice May Arthur (1922 - 2007)
*Calculated relationship
Sherwood Burial Park
Salem City
Virginia, USA
Maintained by: Don Spencer
Originally Created by: Randy Shepherd
Record added: Dec 22, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23525402
Wilma Alice <i>May</i> Arthur
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Wilma Alice <i>May</i> Arthur
Added by: Randy Shepherd
Wilma Alice <i>May</i> Arthur
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 Added: May. 8, 2009

 Added: May. 8, 2009

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