Lowell Ervy Wilson
Of Kansas City, Mo., Died
At Age 73
Lowell Ervy Wilson, 73, of Kansas City, Mo., and formerly of Mt. Vernon,
died 2:30 a.m. Aug. 6, 1990, at Independence Regional Hospital in
Mr. Wilson was owner and operator of King City Auto Body Repair for
He was born Aug. 11, 1916, in Jefferson County, a son of Joseph Daniel and
Vesta Edith (Dees) Wilson. June 7, 1939, in Jefferson County, he married
Harriette Ellen Ayers, who survives.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Hughey Funeral Home with
Stanley Greathouse, Olen Henson and Clarence Martin officiating.
Burial will follow at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Wilson is survived by one daughter, Mrs.
Jim (Carolyn Sue) Kling of Phoenix, Ariz.; one son, Monty Lowell Wilson
of Kansas City, Mo.; three brothers, Glen Harvey “Mutt” Wilson and wife,
Geraldine, and Byford Wayne Wilson and wife, Mildred, all of Mt. Vernon,
and Billy Joe Wilson and wife, Jessie, of Walnut Hill; two sisters,
Mrs. Melvin (Vivian) Ballard of Mt. Vernon and Mrs. Everett (Marita) Wells
of Bonnie; two grandchildren, Stephen R. Mathis and David Lowell King; and
several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Wilson was a Navy veteran of World War II. He attended Bethel School
in Jefferson County and Graceland College in Lamoni, Iowa. He was a member
of Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, where he was an
elder of the church. He was pastor at churches in Salem, Mt. Vernon and Rantoul.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Gail Harvey Wilson.
Source: Probably the Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Aug. 6, 1990
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
Transcribed By: Ann Evans