Lela Genece Wiles Daulton, age 75, of Somerset, KY went home to be with the Lord on Christmas Day, December 25, 2017 surrounded by her husband and children.
Genece was born on October 13, 1942 in Argyle (Casey County) Kentucky to the late Charlie A. and Armilda Wesley Thompson. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and homemaker. She loved her family, growing flowers, decorating her house, yard sales, making trips to Turkey Creek to the Amish every week, and singing gospel music when she was able. She had bright blue eyes and an infectious smile known by many. Genece was saved at the Carter Ridge Baptist Church in her younger years and later became a member of the Clifty Road Baptist Church in Somerset, where her oldest son is pastor.
She is survived by her husband, Lowell Daulton, whom she married on November 29, 2003 in Somerset, KY; 4 children, Bro. Randy (Mary) Wiles, Lela Deloris (David) Warren, Kimberly Wiles Puckett, all of Somerset, and Paul Allen (Jessica) Wiles of Science Hill, KY; 5 stepchildren, Tim (Patty) Daulton, Travis (Kim) Daulton, Rita Faye (Clyde) Troxell, all of Somerset, Kathey (Bill) Irvin of Crab Orchard, KY, and Michael (Sandy) Daulton of the Hogue community; 8 grandchildren, Amanda Jo Harshbarger, Gena Whitis, Rachel Williams, Joshua Warren, Marty Allen Wiles, April Lynn Wiles, Billy Joe Wiles and Dustin Madden; 17 great grandchildren; 7 sisters, Juritha (Ronald) Beshears, Norma Jean Coner, Faye (Dale) Hopper, Edna (Sonia) Burkhart, Donna Mink, Marsha (Tim) Chaney, and Felicia (Don) Armstrong; 2 brothers, Ronnie (Kathy) Thompson and Merrell Thompson; a nephew like a brother, Marty (Vickie) Yaden; 2 sisters-in-law, Joyce Thompson and Vivian Thompson; 2 aunts; 1 uncle; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins; her church family; and a host of friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; 1st husband, Elza “Hoss” C Wiles, whom passed away on May 14, 1969; a daughter, Amy Elizabeth and her husband, Thomas Madden; a sister, Evelene Yaden; four brothers, Jerrell, Fred, James and Bennie Thompson; several brothers-in-laws.
Visitation for Lela Genece Wiles Daulton will be Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 6:00 pm at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.
Funeral Service will be Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 10:00 am in the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Melvin Sisson officiating. Burial will be in the Carter Ridge Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice of Lake Cumberland, Clifty Road Baptist Church Mission Program, or Carter Ridge Cemetery.
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Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements of Lela Genece Wiles Daulton.