COMMERCE - James Alford Wilson, 73, passed away on Thursday, January 30, 2014.
Mr. Wilson was born in Jefferson, the son of the late Otis Mitchel and Jessie Mae Watkins Wilson. He was retired as a heavy equipment operator from Wood Brothers Construction. Mr. Wilson was preceded in death by a son, James Alford Wilson, Jr.; grandson, Adam Wilson; and brothers, John and Harold Wilson.
Survivors include his wife, Viola Hay Wilson, Commerce; daughter, Brenda Ann Brown, Jefferson; brothers, Larry Wilson, Jefferson, Charles Wilson, Suwanee, and Steve Wilson, Suwanee; sisters, Betty Jo Latham, Jefferson, and Gynell McAllister, Cumming; granddaughter, Amanda Evans; great-granddaughter, Anabella Evans; and a number of other relatives.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 1, at 12 p.m. in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home with the Rev. Vaughn Howington officiating. Interment will follow in the Dry Pond United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, February 1, from 11 to 12 prior to the service.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com