Candy Delayne Maiden Wilson, 57, of Olaton, Kentucky went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born October 15, 1964, in Jefferson County, Kentucky to the late Charles E. Maiden and Jonell White, surviving. Candy worked for the Ohio County Board of Education until her illness. She met the love of her life, and they went on their first date on February 29 of a leap year, and they have been together ever since. Together they have a beautiful family and a host of friends. Candy enjoyed fishing, gardening, canning, and quilting.
Aside from her father, she was preceded in death by her sister, Sheila Baize and two brothers, Mark Swift, and Roger Swift.
Candy leaves behind to cherish her memory, her devoted husband, Terry Wilson of Olaton; two loving sons, Nicholas (Stephanie) Wilson of Horse Branch and Lucas Wilson of Olaton; one stepdaughter, Amanda Wilson of Louisville; two grandchildren, McKenzie and Gatlin Wilson; mother, Jonell “Jodi” White of McHenry; two brothers, Carl (Sandy) Swift of New Baden, Illinois and Charles E. Maiden, Jr. of Horse Branch; one sister-in-law, Angelita Swift of Horse Branch; two best friends and sisters at heart, Diana Cannon of Horse Branch and Debby (Walton) Renfrow of Beaver Dam; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Sunday, October 31, 2021, at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, Kentucky with Rev. Terry Tarrance officiating. Burial will follow in Wilson Cemetery in Horse Branch. Friends may visit with Candy’s family from 4 to 7 PM Saturday and from 9 AM until the time of the service Sunday at the funeral home.
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