JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES

HERBERT C. WILSON

Herbert C. WILSON, 81, of Arnold, Mo., died 8:57 a.m. March 24, 2007,
in Arnold. 

He was born Sept. 8, 1925, in Bonnie, a son of Henry Dale and Floey
(WELLS) WILSON. He married Ruth (SHELTON) WILSON on Aug. 25, 1947; she died
Jan. 13, 2000. 

The funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Johnston
Funeral Home in Ina with the Rev. Eric DUPREE officiating. Burial will be 
in Kirk Cemetery in Ina. Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at
the funeral home.

Military graveside rites will be accorded by Mt. Vernon American Legion
Post 141. 

He is survived by two daughters, Carla (Rich) GILLUM and Karen (Chuck) 
DIERKER; grandchildren Julie, Jenny, Becky and Tyler; a great-grandchild, 
Ruth; and a brother, Richard (Shirley) WILSON. 

He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Oakville, Mo., and a veteran 
of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army.


Source: Register-News, Mt Vernon, IL 
Date: Tues 27 March 2007
Submitted by JoAnn McGhee 
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