Mitchell Wilson, age 90, of Waltonville, and formerly of rural
Bluford, passed away Monday February 18, 2008 at Mt. Vernon Health Care
Center. He was born in Wayne County on August 27, 1917 the son of
Willie and Florence (Youngblood) Wilson. Mitchell was a farmer in the
Bluford area until failing health and then he spent his remaining years
with his son Jack Wilson of rural Waltonville. He was of the Methodist
He is survived by three sons, Larry Wilson of West Frankfort; Jerry
Wilson and wife Kay of Dallas, and Jack Wilson of Waltonville. He was also
survived by his First wife, Nola Ramsey of Mt. Vernon, IL and six
grandchildren, four great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Keith and Ray Wilson; two
sisters, Blanche Wilson and Hazel Wiggins.
Newell Funeral Home of Mt. Vernon is in charge of arrangements and at
his request there will be private family funeral services. Internment
will be at Garrison Temple Cemetery in Wayne County.
For more information call Newell Funeral Home at 618-246-0100
Source: Newell Funeral Home
Date: 18 Feb 2008
Submitted by Sandy Bauer