Kimberly Hope Wilson

White River Jct., Vt. — Kimberly Hope Wilson, 39, died unexpected Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. She was born Dec. 14, 1973 in Alexandria, Va. the daughter of Howard Cleaver and Gilda (Nepa) Cleaver.

She grew up in Virginia Beach, Va. and graduated from Kempsville High School in 1991. After attending community college for a short time she studied and graduated from the Mercy School of Nursing in Charlotte, N.C. in 1999. During her nursing career she has worked at the Atlanta Children’s Hospital in Atlanta, Ga., Stanford University Hospital in Pal alto, Calif., St. Louis University Hospital and most recently at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. She was an exceptionally talented and skilled nurse having worked in Pediatric Intensive Care Nursing, General Medical Nursing and most recently as a surgical nurse. She was a member of the Association of Operation Room Nurses where she was an acting officer. She was married to Thomas J. Wilson, Jan. 14, 2001, in Durham, N.C. They have lived in the Upper Valley since 2008.

Kimberley enjoyed traveling, reading, the local music scene, NASCAR and especially spending time with her children and family.

She is survived by her husband of White River Jct.; two sons, Drew Cleaver of Virginia Beach, Va., Sam Wilson of White River Jct.; two daughters, Olivia Wilson and Sofia Wilson of White River Jct., and step-daughter, Rebekah Harbison of White River Jct.; her parents of Virginia Beach; two brothers, Patrick Cleaver and Brian Cleaver, both of Virginia Beach; also nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Visiting hours will be held Friday evening, Nov. 22, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct. Funeral services will be held Saturday morning, Nov. 23, at 10 a.m. at the Tupelo Music Hall, 188 South Main Street in White River Jct. Burial will follow in the Hartford Cemetery in Hartford, Vt.

Memorial contributions maybe made to Upper Valley Haven, 745 Hartford Ave., White River Jct., VT 05001.

Condolences may be expressed to Kimberly’s family in an online guestbook at