JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES

Joseph Daniel WILSON, of Rt. 3 Waltonville, was found
dead of an apparent heart attack at his home Tuesday. He was 78. 

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday,at the  Fry 
Funeral Chapel in Waltonville, with The Rev. Carl Williams officiating. 
Burial will be in South Hickory Hill cemetery near Waltonville
Friends may call at the funeral home after 5:00 p.m. Thursday.
 
Mr. Wilson was born in Jefferson county Nov. 9, 1891 the son of
Elijah and Eleanora (Wells) Wilson. He was married in September, 
1910 to Vesta Dees, who survives. Besides his wife he is survived
by four sons, Glenn (Mutt) of Mt. Vernon, Lowell of Champaign, 
Byford of Mt. Vernon, and Bill of Walnut Hill; two daughters, 
Mrs. Vivian Ballard of Mt. Vernon and Mrs. Marietta Fay Wells of 
Bonnie; 15 grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, six brothers, 
three sisters and one grandson.



Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
January 06,2001
 
 
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