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Iola J. Wilder, 99, a lifetime Rushville resident, passed away December 6, 2017 in Birmingham, AL where she had resided since 2011. Iola was born September 28, 1918 in Rushville to Clyde & Grace (Kenton) Dishinger. Iola married Sylvia Wilder, Jr. on June 15, 1946 and he preceded her in death on February 9, 1990.
Iola was a longtime member of the Main Street Christian Church in Rushville.
She is survived by her daughters, Beverly (Virgil) Pratt of Rushville and Susan Wilder of Birmingham, AL, grandchildren, Greg (Cathy) Pratt, Amy (Brent) McBride, Kenton (Jessica) Borders and Amanda (Chris) Mills, great grandchildren, Jeremy & Mackenzie Pratt, Jordan Miller, Breanna & Branden McBride and Haley & Emma Borders and great-great grandchildren, Jaxsen Miller and Keanna Bennett. The family would also like to thank Iola's caregiver, Karen Moye.
In addition to her parents and husband, Iola was preceded in death by her brothers, Donald, William and Gene Dishinger.
Services will be held at 1 PM Monday, December 11, 2017 at Moster Mortuary, Rushville with Pastor John Wall presiding. Friends are welcome to visit at the mortuary from 11 AM until service time on Monday. Burial will be in Rushville's East Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Rushville Public Library or the Alzheimer's Association.
Published on December 7, 2017
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