Wilma J. Houston, age 83 of Salem

Wilma J. Houston, age 83 of Salem


Wilma J. Houston, age 83 of Salem, passed away Thursday, May 7, 2020, in her residence.

Born November 18, 1936, in Beefhide, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Ervin and Hattie (Mullins) Anderson.

She was a retired employee of the U. S. Postal System, retiring after 17 years and loved riding horses. She attended the First Baptist Church of Pekin and served in music ministries, was a 1955 graduate of Dorton High School in Kentucky, and was a former member of the Bill Wells and the Blue Ridge Mountain Grass Band.

On December 28, 1956, she married Leon H. Houston, who passed away on March 13, 2013.

Survivors include Daughter: Darla (Hilbert) Houston of Salem; Son: Randy (Karen) Houston of Salem; Brother: Willie Anderson; 3 Sisters: Ruby Henley, Carol Samsonoff and Vonda Reynolds; 8 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by 2 brothers, John and Walter Anderson, and 1 sister, Edie Dowling.

A Private Graveside Service will be held at Crown Hill Cemetery with Rev. Jerry Goodwin officiating.

Arrangements by Dawalt Funeral Home

Memorial Contributions to:
Washington County Food Bank
P.O. Box 128
Salem, Indiana 47167