JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Jack Wilson
Of Beatty, Nev., Died
At Age 53

Melvin Dean (Jack) Wilson, 53, of Beatty, Nev., and formerly of the 
Mt. Vernon area, died 1 a.m. April 24, 1989, near Beatty, Nev., as he 
was struck by a hit-and-run drive.

Mr. Wilson was employed at Security Office Mining Industry in Nevada.

Mr. Wilson was born Feb. 1, 1936, in Ina, a son of Melvin and 
Ada Ruth (Cook) Wilson.

Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m. Sunday at South Hickory Hill Cemetery 
with Randy Sells officiating.  Those attending the services are asked to go 
directly to the cemetery on Sunday.  Hughey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Wilson is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Bert (Shelley) Walker of Mt. Vernon; 
one grandson, Bert Walker; two brothers, Gary Wilson and Monty Wilson, both of Mt. Vernon; 
a sister, Jean Garrett of Vero Beach, Fla.; his stepmother, Mrs. Don (Jane) Melton 
of Mt. Vernon; two uncles, Homer A. Wilson and Ogal O. Wilson Sr., both of Mt. Vernon, 
three aunts, Lela Williams and Viola Wilson, both of Mt. Vernon, and Velma Wilson of Bonnie; 
and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Mr. Wilson was an Army veteran, serving from 1954 to 1956.

He was preceded in death by his parents.






Source: Probably the Mount Vernon Register News
Date: April 24, 1989
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
Transcribed By: Ann Evans


 

 

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