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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 
Warren. 

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 
Sendelbach. 

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.

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Date: 29 Jan 2005
Source: Register-News
Submitted by; Robert W. Loman 
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