Glenn H. "Mutt" Wilson
Glenn H. "Mutt" Wilson, 91, of Mt. Vernon died 11:25 p.m. Jan. 26,
2005, at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. He was
owner/operator of Wilson Motors Wrecker and Body Shop for many years.
Mr. Wilson was born Nov. 5, 1913, in Jefferson County to Joseph and Vesta
(Dees) Wilson. He married Geraldine "Gerry" (Burton) Wilson July 27, 1956,
in Jefferson County; she survives.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Sunday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
The Revs. Clifford Hicks and Jerry "Fuzzy" Wilson will officiate. Burial will
follow at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday
at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. A Shrine walk through will be held at 8 p.m.
Mr. Wilson is survived by his wife, Geraldine "Gerry" Wilson of Mt.
Vernon; children Bobbie G. Wilson and wife Sandra of Mt. Vernon, Jerry
L. Wilson and wife Barbara of Robinson, Larry Wayne Wilson and wife Velma
Jean of Lakeland, Fla., Glenda Joyce Burton and husband Charles "Bud"
of Mt. Vernon and Marilyn Joyce Sendelbach and special friend Dale
Martin of Mt. Vernon; a brother, Billy Joe Wilson and wife Jessie of
Walnut Hill; a sister, Marieta Fay Wells of Bonnie; sisters-in-law Mildred
Wilson of Mt. Vernon and Harriete Wilson of Kansas City, Kan; and a
brother-in-law, Melvin Ballard. He is also survived by grandchildren
Vickie L. Hiatt and husband Doug, Diane Rose and husband Ray, Sandra
Sendelbach, Joyce Kramm and husband Doug, Michael Sendelbach and wife
April, Rory Wilson and wife Dana, Shawn Wiggins and husband Jeff, Glenn D.
"Sparkie" Wilson and wife Susan, Gary Wilson and wife Hope, Angela
Smith and husband Roy, Vince Wilson and wife Angela, Bob Burton and wife Dana,
David Burton and wife Tamara and Matthew Burton and wife Tracy;
great-grandchildren Joey Warren, Shane Hiatt, Sgt. Quinton Hiatt, MSMC,
Michelle Hiatt, Desirae Murdoch and husband Tyler, Danara Burks, Dariane Rose,
Ariel Hale, Amanda Kramm, Jason Kramm, Makayla Sendelbach, Kriston
Wilson, Aryn Wiggins, Chris Wilson, Mike Wilson, Nicole Wilson Boling,
Tayler Faith Wilson, Andrew Wilson, Luke Burton, Noah Burton, Andy Burton,
William Wilson, Michael Wilson, Kelsi Burton, Casey Burton, Joseph
Burton, Ashley Wilson, Savanna Wilson, William Wilson, Stile Smith, Brogan
Smith, Jaxson Smith and Levi Smith; and great-great-grandchildren Tatum
Murdoch, Gilliam Hiatt, Aumlie Murdoch, Emma McCormick and Audrey
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Gale Wilson,
Lowell Wilson and Byford Wilson; a sister, Vivian Ballard; two
great-granddaughters, Kecia and Chelsea Heise; and a son-in-law, Don
Mr. Wilson was a member of the Mt. Vernon Masonic Lodge 31 A.F. &
A.M.; Ainad Shrine Temple; and East St. Louis, Jefferson County Shrine
and Jefferson County Shrine Krazy Klowns. Many years ago he had a band
called Mutt's Drifters and enjoyed playing with that band. He enjoyed
playing banjo, working on antique cars and loved children.
For those who wish, memorials may be made to Shriners Children's Hospital
and will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral
Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864. Arrangements have been entrusted
to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where you may call 242-3348 for obituary
information at any time.
Date: 29 Jan 2005
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman