Age: 100 Address: Jacks Creek Community Date of Death: Monday, October 14, 2013 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service
Details: Evelyn Wilson of the Jacks Creek Community went home to be with the Lord on Monday, October 14th. A native of South Carolina, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Rosa Lee Johnson McLean and wife of the late Ed Wilson. She was also preceded in death by 3 sisters. She was a school teacher in Madison and Yancey Counties for over 38 years and was also a member of Jacks Creek Presbyterian Church. Evelyn was a loving mother and grandmother who loved reading, word games and visiting with friends and always looked on the bright side of things and touched many lives.
Surviving are her son, Dan Wilson and wife, Stacie, of Leicester; granddaughter, Sally Hilliard and husband, John, of Burnsville; grandson, Charlie Wilson of Burnsville; step-granddaughter, Katie Fanning of Florida; 2 step-grandsons: T.J. Kampka and Kevin Kampka, both of Leicester; 8 great-grandchildren. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Memorial services will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 18th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. The family will receive friends from 6 until 7:30 at the funeral prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. Inurnment will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 19th in the Wilson Family Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Senior Meal Center in care of Weaverville Baptist Church, PO Box 547, Weaverville, NC 28787.