Born Feb. 6, 1924, in Clarkton, daughter of the late Lonzo Hicks and Lula Mae Brandon Shepare, she was a homemaker and of the Southern Baptist faith.
On Nov. 1, 1941, she married John Charles Wilson, who preceded her in death on Jan. 14, 1977. She was also peceded in death by one son, Johnny Ray Wilson; three sisters, Hazel Margarette and Helen Jewell Shepard and Alice Brown and three brothers, Grover H., Geroge J.D., and Homer Shepard.
Survivors include five sons, Charles E. Wilson and wife, Bonnie, of Ballwin, Mo., Lanny E. Wilson and wife, Pat, Jerry M. Wilson and wife, Velita, and Ron P. Wilson and wife, Karen, all of Kennett and Jackie M. Wilson and wife, Janet, of St. Ann, Mo.; two sisters, Juanita Robinson, of Clarkton, Mo., and Barbara Thornton, of Memphis, Tenn.; one brother, Lon Shepard and wife, Midge, of Blytheville, Ark.; nine grandchidlren, Greg, Todd and Jason Wilson, Shay Temm, Shannon Hrnicek, Shelly McGee, Mica Mendoza, Shana Cross and Jenna Jennings and eight great-gradchildren.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., today, Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel in Malden, Mo.
Burial was in the Mt. Gilead Cemetery at Clarkton, Mo.