Wilma

August 11, 1947 ~ June 28, 2020

Born in: Columbia, KY
Resided in: Edmonton, KY

Wilma Jean Firkins age 72 of Edmonton passed away suddenly at her home Sunday, June 28, 2020.   Born in Adair County she was the daughter of the late Venus and Geneva Roach Compton.  Wilma was retired from Carhartt Industries after 24 and a half years of service and was a member of the Red Lick United Methodist Church.    Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM  Wednesday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in the Chestnut Grove Cemetery.    Visitation will be from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM  Tuesday and after 9:00 AM  Wednesday at the funeral home.    She is survived by her husband Steve Firkins.   Two children.   Sandy (Gary) Coffey of Columbia and Chris Jessee of Breeding.   One step daughter Charity Firkins.     Two sisters.   Diane Levine of Webster, Kentucky and Dolly Riley of Columbia.    Seven grandchildren.   Robert Smith, Olivia Jessee, Emma Jessee, April Coffey, John Coffey, Brandon Emmitt and Josh Firkins.  Three great grandchildren also survive.   Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband Harold Jessee, her twin sister Ima Jessee and a brother Wayne Compton.    Due to the current Covid-19 Crisis only close family will be in attendance at the funeral ceremony.    Butler Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrust with the care of Mrs. Firkins.   Please share your condolences  with the family at www.butler-funeralhome.com.

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  1. Rest In Peace Wilma ! So blessed to have been part of your church family ! Love ❤️ and prayers 🙏🏻 ! Chris and Carol

  2. Rest In Peace Wilma ! So blessed to have been part of your church family ! Love ❤️ and prayers 🙏🏻 !

  3. A sweet voice is in the Heavenly choir now, as is fitting for such a beautiful lady as Wilma. Rest in His Peace, sweet lady.

  4. Wilma will me greatly missed by all of us at Red Lick United Methodist Church. We wrap Steve, Sandy and Chris and their families in love and prayers.

    Bill and Chris Lagermann

  5. Sorry for your loss, Your family are in my prayers. I am not able to come to the funeral. but know that you are in my thought Love you Cousin, Rest in Peace .

  6. I’m so greatful that I got meet Wilma. When I started going to church, she acted like she had knew me all her life. I’m going to miss her laugh and happy disposition. God bless and comfort you Steve.

  7. Sandy, I’m so sorry. There are no words to make this any easier. Just have peace in knowing where she is and one day we will meet again

  8. Such a sudden shock to all. I lived Wilma and Ima so much.
    It is hard for e to say one name without the other. We’ve been friends since our childhood days. Will certainly miss her. Prayers for all of you.

  9. Such a sudden shock to all. I loved Wilma and Ima so much.
    It is hard for e to say one name without the other. We’ve been friends since our childhood days. Will certainly miss her. Prayers for all of you.

  10. So sorry to hear about Wilma. She was such a nice friendly lady. You all are in our prayers.

    Sherrie, Jeremy, Kristy (Revived)

  11. Rest In Peace Wilma you will be greatly missed I know you and Ima is talking and laughing and Ima saying ok Wilma be quiet prayers for god to wrap his arms around all family for comfort

  12. I knew Wilma all of my life. She is more like a sister to us. Wilma and Ima was at our house every weekend. She is going to be missed. She was always talking and laughing. Prayers for her husband Steve and her children Sandy Coffey and Chris Jessee. God Bless your family
    Love you all

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