Emma Jean (Buckland) Wilson

April 29, 1924February 16, 2019

Emma Jean Wilson

BECKWITH – Emma Jean Wilson, 94, of Beckwith, passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Oak Hill Place. Born on April 29, 1924 at Patterson Flats, WV, she was the daughter of the late Henry Pearle Buckland and Leavey Armstrong Buckland.

Emma was a member of Cotton Hill Missionary Baptist Church at Beckwith. She retired as cook at Beckwith Elementary School. She loved to play bingo and spending time with her family and grandchildren.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Nathaniel Andrew Wilson.

Left to cherish her memory are her children: Roger (Valerie) Wilson, Charlotte (Ron) Daugherty, Carl (Carol) Wilson, and Jim (Valerie) Wilson; eight grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 1 PM on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with Rev. George Secrist officiating. Burial will follow at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville.

The family will receive friends from 12 PM to 1 PM at the funeral home on Tuesday.

Memorials may be made in Emma’s name to Hospice of Southern West Virginia, PO Box 1472, Beckley, WV 25802-1472.

For those wishing to express condolences to the Wilson family, you may do so by visiting our website at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, WV.


  • Visitation Tuesday, February 19, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Emma Jean (Buckland) Wilson

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Barbara and Donna Gilliam

February 19, 2019

We send our love and prayers. She was a wonderful lady. We will miss her.

carolyn weaver

February 18, 2019

so sorry for your loss roger and family love Ronnie and Carolyn weaver