COMMERCE - Woodrow Wilson, 96, died Friday, October 26, 2012 at his residence.
He was born December 20, 1915, in Nicholson, the son of the late William Preston Wilson and Estelle Kinney Wilson Vincent. He was a member of Rogers Baptist Church. Mr. Wilson was a carpenter, electrician and plumber. He was one of the first to run power lines for Jackson EMC. Mr. Wilson was preceded in death by his first wife, Geneva Wilbanks Wilson; children, Norma Wilson by his first wife and Edna Gail Wilson by his surviving wife; grandson, Joseph Tyler Ogles; sister, Averie Bell; and half-brother, Miriam B. Vincent.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Edna Mae Beasley Wilson, Homer; son from his previous wife, Kenny Woodrow Wilson, Pendergrass; daughters from his previous wife, Zena Shirl Wilson Hart, Commerce, and Regina Diane Wilson Ogles, Maysville; son from his first wife, Hugh Wilson; daughters from his first wife, Rebecca, Patricia, Earnestine, Debbie and Faye; brother, G.W. Wilson, Nicholson; sister, Eutelle Nix, Apple Valley; granddaughters, Autumn Tiana Ogles, Shianne Jade Ogles, Kenzie Marie Wilson and Misty Reyne Ogles; grandson, Hayden River Ogles; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral services were held Sunday, October 28, at the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home with the Revs. Donald Wilson and Renee Dubose officiating. Interment was in Rogers Baptist Church Cemetery.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.