Alene E. (Sims) Mayo – Wilcher, age 88 passed away Thursday afternoon,August 25, 2011 at J ohnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin. She was a resident of Morgantown.
Alene was born September 30, 1922, in Casey County, Kentucky to the late Virgil and Edna (Hill) Sims. She married Charles John Russell Mayo on October 2, 1940 in Johnson County and he preceded her in death onFebruary 4, 1972. Alene later married Clarence O. Wilcher on May 12, 1973 in Greenwood. He preceded her in death onFebruary 19, 1995.
Alene attended the FaithFull Gospel Church in Bean Blossom. She worked at West Minster Village as a nurse's aid and cook during the 1970's and 1980's. Alene was an exceptional cook and known for homemade pies. She loved reading her Bible, romance novels and enjoyed working word search puzzles. Alene was a fan of the Indiana Pacers and always there to help others in need.
She was the loving mother and homemaker to her daughter: Patty (husband, Max) Fislar of Cloverdale; five sons: Leonard (wife, Jearlene) Mayo of Brown County, Richard Mayo of Greencastle, Virgil (wife, Marilyn) Mayo of Greenwood, Stanley T. (wife, Teresa) Mayo of Southport, Roy (wife, Lynn) Mayo of Indianapolis. Alene will be missed by her 11 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren and companion: Leon Fox ofMorgantown.
She was preceded in death by her grandson: Virgil Michael Mayo.
The Rev. John M. Stephenson will conduct a funeral service at 1 p.m. Monday at Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center,179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from11 a.m. till service time on Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Greenwood.