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Wilma A. Symons, 93, of Lonaconing, passed away peacefully into eternal life surrounded by family on Sept. 14, 2017.
She was born on July 20, 1924, in Lonaconing. She was the daughter of the late James and Jean (Mitchell) Moffatt. She is also preceded in death by the love of her life, Charles A. Symons; as well as a sister, Gladys Kirk; a brother, Gilbert Moffatt; a son, Robert Symons; and a daughter, Gilberta Kelly.
Wilma was a member of the former Grahamtown Gospel Hall. She was once an employee at the Lonaconing Silk Mill. Wilma was a dedicated and Godly wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother.
She leaves behind two children, her daughter, Charlene Robertson and husband, Cokey, of Smithsburg; and her son, Kevin Symons and wife, Cheryl, of Lonaconing; and sister, Mary Langham of Barton. She is also survived by a son-in-law, James Kelly of Corriganville; a daughter-in-law, Sue Symons of Cumberland; 11 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Friends and family will be received at the Boal Memorial Chapel, Barton, on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, from 6 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, from noon to 1 p.m.
A funeral service will follow the Sunday visitation at 1 p.m. with the Rev. George Loar officiating.
Interment will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Moscow Mills.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the George's Creek Ambulance Service.
Words of comfort may be expressed to the family at boalfh.com.
Published on September 15, 2017
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