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Obituaries

April 3, 2014

Gail Wilson

Gail Wilson

ORANGE — Gail Broussard Wilson, lovingly known by her family and friends as “Gail Beth”, was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, friend, teacher, and beloved Pastor’s wife. 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, being married to the love of her life, her Kirbyville star football player, Jerry Thomas Wilson. She stood by his side for 55 years, being his inspiration and soulmate in their service to God’s people for some 40 years. Even until the moment God took her by the hand, she was witnessing to those all around her of God’s love and faithfulness.

 

She leaves behind her husband, Jerry Thomas Wilson; children, Becky (Robert) Barker, Lori (Donnie) Parker, Renee’ (David) Abshire, Jerry Lee (Gidget) Wilson, and Ricky Wilson; grandchildren, Jeremy Parker, Candice Parker Campbell, Chase Parker, Brittany Abshire, Sheree Abshire McCarty, Becky Abshire, Gabriel Caldwell, Elyssa Barker, and Grayce Barker; great-grandchildren, Ethan Parker, Nick Parker, Dax Parker, Cayden Campbell, Caleb Campbell, Sarah Parker, and Braxton McCarty; sisters, Sharon Broussard, Sheila Broussard; brothers, Dailey Broussard, John David Broussard, and Greg Broussard.

 

Waiting to meet her on her arrival at 4:55 am on April 3, 2014, were her mom, Rose Broussard; dad, Fulton Broussard; brother, Gerald Broussard; granddaughter, Maigon Abshire; brother, Gerald Broussard, and a host of family and friends who went before her.

 

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 5, 2014, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be her son-in-law, David Abshire and nephew, Steven Saunders. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Orange

 

Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 pm., Friday at the funeral home in Orange.

 

Serving as pallbearers will be Chase Campbell, Jeremy Parker, Chase Parker, Robert Barker, Kevin Saunders, and Donnie Parker. Honorary pallbearers are Gabriel Caldwell, Trey McCarty.

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