I am sure my grandmother is very pleased with the dignity and care given for her final goodbye. The celebration was uplifting and flawless and my family and I will be forever grateful.
February 8, 1930 — March 4, 2018
Elsie Wilkerson, 88, of Louisville, KY, passed away on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Baptist Health. Elsie was born in Stanford, KY on February 8, 1930 to the late Thomas Embry Chancellor and Etta Kidd Chancellor. Elsie helped care for her younger sisters, as well as many nieces and nephews. She loved to work outdoors, play bingo, dance and travel in general, whether it be to the store or to another state. She was kind and caring, even warning the actors on television when something bad was going to happen. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Ves Chancellor and Lee Chancellor, both of Mt. Washington, KY, and one sister, Susie Cooper of Louisville, KY. She is survived by one sister, Anna Bennett of Martinsville, Indiana; along with a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. A memorial service will be 12 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home, Mt. Washington.