Published 1:33 pm Tuesday, December 19, 2017

WEST POINT  — Miss Mary Lue Wilburn, 85, of West Point, Ga. (Drummond community) passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at her residence. Ms. Wilburn was the second daughter of five children born to the late Joe Clark Wilburn and the late Mamie Lee Ransom Wilburn on November 16,1932 in Troup County, Ga.

Miss Mary was a member of the Roe’s Chapel United Methodist Church. She had a strong love for the City of West Point and the Drummond community. She enjoyed visiting the West Point Senior Center and playing bingo with her friends. Mary had a sincere love for crossing the Chattahoochee River to visit with her family over in Alabama.

Mary was preceded in death by a son, Jerome Wilburn; two brothers, Irvin Heard and Clarence Wilburn; four sisters, Josephine Wilburn, Mamie Clark Wilburn, Emma Lou Murphy and Elnora Carrecter.

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She leaves to cherish her precious memories: three loving grandchildren, Theron Wilburn, Nicholas Wilburn and Jerome Wilburn, Jr.; daughter-in-law, Norma Wilburn; great grandchildren, TyShawn Wilburn, Daevon Wilburn, K J’auna Wilburn and JaiShun Wilburn; two special nieces, Naomi Sibert and Helen Stokes; two devoted friends, Rosie Holmes and Juanita Brook, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Miss Wilburn take place on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 12 (noon) at the Roe’s Chapel United Methodist Church, Whitesville, Ga. with the Rev. Julian Warner, Sr., Officiating. Interment will be held in the church cemetery following services. The remains will lie in state at the church on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour. The family may be contact at 1012 Hilldale Road 509, Valley,  Ala.

M. W. Lee Mortuary of West Point is handling the arrangements.