Karen Lynn Wilson, age 59, of Madison, TN, passed from this life on August 30, 2021. Karen was born on February 25, 1962, in Liberty, KY and grew up in Russell Springs, KY. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Kentucky in 1984 and an MBA degree from Belmont University in 2009. She was a former Accountant and CPA.
Karen is survived by brother, Beckham (Terrie) Wilson; two nieces, Abigail and Alexandra; two aunts, Eunice Thomas and Ramona Thornton; several cousins and many friends. She was preceded in death by parents, Merwyn and Hazel Gossage Wilson and sister, Kathie Wilson. Karen was passionate about her faith in the Lord and had a desire to help others. She was an active member of Madison First Baptist Church, where she faithfully served in the Elevate Café ministry, the Apartment Outreach ministry, Parents Night Out and Vacation Bible School. In addition, she worked with community organizations such as Project Connect Nashville; Celebrate Recovery at the Madison Campus Seventh Day Adventist Church, where she also led in organizing an angel tree project for children of prisoners; The Building Healthy Families Program of Lutheran Social Services; Metro Development and Housing Agency Cheatham Place; and, St. Paul’s Second Harvest Food Bank and Grief Share.
Karen lived her life loving God and loving others well. We will miss her greatly, but we are grateful to God our Father that she is now completely healed. “Jesus said unto her, ‘I am the resurrection and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:’ ” John 11:25 – KJV. Celebration of Life Service to be held Saturday, September 11, 2021, at 2:00 pm, at Madison First Baptist Church, Madison, TN. In Lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to one of the above mentioned faith organizations. Her services have been entrusted to Austin and Bell Funeral Home, Hendersonville. 615-822-4442