Age: 88 Address: Lynchburg, VA, formerly of Bakersville Date of Death: Friday, January 25, 2013 Arrangements: Webb Funeral Home
Details: Merle Elizabeth Thomas Wilson of Lynchburg, VA; a native of Bakersville died on January 25, 2013 at The Summit Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Born May 27, 1924 in Mitchell County, NC; she was the daughter of the late Cloyd and Pearl Thomas. She was preceded in death by her late husband; Charles Richard Wilson Sr., and three brothers; Jack Thomas, Jim Thomas, and Bob Thomas.
She is survived by two sons; Charles Richard Wilson Jr. and Terry Wilson; two daughters; Diane Bradley and Nancy Ingram; four grandchildren; Mike Ballas, Amy Lowe, Brandon Wilson, and Michael Ingram; five great-grandchildren; Travis Campbell, Heather Ballas, Baylee and Ayden Lowe, and Ariana Wilson; three sisters; Lucille Howell, Virginia Byrd, and Louise Weeks; and two brothers; Bill Thomas and Danny Thomas of North Carolina.
Special thanks to the staff of the James River Ward for their good and loving care of our mother for eight years.
Graveside services and interment will be on Monday, January 28, 2013 at 11:00 am in the Snow Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to be made to: Alzheimer’s Association, 207 North Boone Street, Johnson City, TN 37604.
Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website; www.webbfh.com, selecting Mrs. Wilson’s name and then you may sign her guestbook. Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine, NC is assisting the Wilson family.