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June 9, 2014

Verdie Wilson

Verdie Wilson

ORANGE — Verdie Wilson, 94, of Orange, passed away on June 7, 2014, at Azelia Manor, in Orange.

 

Funeral services will be 10:00 AM, Monday, June 9, 2014, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Nathan Sleetwood. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.

 

Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 PM, Sunday at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

 

Born in Kirbyville, Texas, on September 23, 1918, Verdie was the daughter of Mid and Essie (Mason) Thompson. Verdie Wilson was known by her family and friends as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend. Her life was dedicated to her Savior Lord Jesus and her family. She fought the good fight, ran her race, and she has obtained her prize. Throughout her life she served her family, friends, and being married to her love, Jariet.

 

Verdie was preceded in death by her husband, Jariet Wilson; her brother Curtis Thompson; and her sister Ruby Wilson.

 

She leaves behind her daughter; Barbara Saunders of Orange; her son, Jerry Wilson of Orange; her grandchildren, Stephen and wife Cindy Saunders, Kevin Saunders, Rebecca and husband Robert Barker, Lori and husband Donnie Barker, Renee and husband David Abshire, Jerry Lee and wife Gidget Wilson, and Ricky Wilson; her great-grandchildren, Jonathan Saunders and wife Amber, Leslie and husband Wes Miller, Jeremy Parker, Candice Campbell and husband Chase, Chase Parker and wife Kylee, Brittany Abshire, Sheree McCarty and husband Trey, Becky Abshire, Elyssa Barker, Grayce Barker, Gabriel Caldwell, Hailey Mathews and husband Matt, and Kristin Quiley and husband Cory; her great-great-grandchildren, Christian Saunders, Karley Saunders, Charli Miler, Ethan Parker, Nick Parker, Dax Parker, Cayden Campbell, Caleb Campbell, Sarah Parker, Braxton McCarty, and Tabitha Mathews.

 

The family would like to give a special thank you to the entire staff that became a part of their family at Azalea Manor and New Century Hospice.

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