Mrs. Evelene Nicholson Wagoner, age 85, of Salem, passed away Saturday, March 7 at her home.
Mrs. Wagoner was born January 4, 1935 in Harlan, Kentucky the daughter of Arthur and Annie Howard Baker. She was a retired bus driver for Salem Community Schools. She and her husband, Raymond, owned and farmed land in the Delaney Creek Bottoms before moving into town. Evelene was a faithful member of Monroe Church of Christ. She was also a member of YMCA Senior Citizens Sewing and Quilting Clubs.
Evelene was preceded in death by her first husband: Raymond Nicholson, her second husband, Dale Wagoner, a daughter: Arlene, two brothers: Coleman Baker and Jimmy Baker, her sister: Helen Baker, one grandson and her parents.
She is survived by two sons: Edward Nicholson of Salem and Jimmy Nicholson of Campbellsburg, one daughter: Darlene Cassel of Marengo, 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1PM at Weathers Funeral Home with Brother Russell Amburn officiating. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 10AM-1PM.
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