(WEDOWEE) The funeral for Kelly Lynn Wilson, 38, of Wedowee was Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, at 4 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Josh Hickman officiating.

Ms. Wilson died suddenly on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, at her home in Wedowee.

A Belle Glade, Fla., native, Ms. Wilson was born April 23, 1981, the daughter of Daniel and Maxine Overton Lort. She graduated from Southern Union State Community College and worked as a registered nurse at Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center. Kelly's passions were her children and her critters.

Survivors include her three daughters, Danyelle Morris, Lily Wilson and Isabella Wilson; two sons, Jeffrey Osborne and Kaelan Wilson; father and stepmother, Dan and Maggie Lort; sister, Shannon Swiatek (James); stepbrother, Ben Buzard; and paternal grandmother, Margaret Lort. She was preceded in death by her mother and her soulmate, John W. Melton Jr.

The family requests donations to Randolph County Animal Shelter or the charity of one's choice. Online condolences may be expressed at www.benefieldfhwedowee.com.

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.