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January 19, 2014

Lura F. Wilson

MARSHALL, Ill. —  Lura F. Wilson, 78, of Marshall, passed away 2:05 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at Burnsides Community Care Center. She was a dietary manager at Burnsides Community Care Center, retiring after 37 years of service. Following her retirement from the Burnsides Community Care Center she became a greeter at the Marshall Wal-Mart until she had to retire because of health reasons. Her pleasant personality and thoughtfulness to others will always be remembered at both places where she had been employed and to all those who knew her. She was born March 7, 1935, in Marshall, the daughter of Warren and Cecile Sanders Smith. She married Donald H. Wilson Sr. on May 5, 1952, and he preceded her in death on March 11, 2004.

Surviving are four sons, Donald H. (Susie) Wilson Jr. of Cortez, Colo., Steven C. Wilson of Marshall, Andrew N. (Vicky) Wilson of Sparta, and Jonathan R. (Amy) Wilson of Savannah, Ga.; grandchildren, Donald H. Wilson III, David Wilson, Cassie Wilson, Taylor Wilson, Rachel Wilson, Danny Wilson, Amanda Suire and Joshua Wilson; six great-grandchildren; four brothers, Harold (Sharon) Smith of Martinsville, Wiley (Ann) Smith of Vero Beach, Fla., Kenneth (Kay) Smith, and George (Daralea) Smith, all of Marshall; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Gerald W. Smith.

She was a member of Marshall Missionary Baptist Church. For many years she taught Sunday school, sang  in the church choir, served on the hospitality committee and assisted with the collection of church funds. She was a graduate of Marshall High School.

Services in honor of her life will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the church, with Brothers Paul Cooper and Gene Ellis officiating. Burial will be at Marshall Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Pearce Funeral Home, and one hour prior to services Thursday, at the church. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to the Building Fund of the Marshall Missionary Baptist Church. Online condolences are being accepted at:

pearcefuneralservices.com

 

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