Age: 85 Address: Newdale Date of Death: Sunday, January 20, 2013 Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: Juanita Johnson Wilson went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 20, 2013. A native of Mine Creek in Bakersville, she was the daughter of the late Jesse Wiltson and Minnie Davis Johnson. She was also preceded in death by a sister: Mae Silvers, and five brothers: Charlie, Roy, Arlen, Harvey and Carl.
She was a faithful helpmate and companion as she and her husband, Charles, ran Wilson’s Trout Farm in the Glen Ayre community of Mitchell County. At the time of her death, they were helping their family run Living Waters Campground at Glen Ayre.
Juanita was a faithful member of Liberty Covenant Church in Micaville and had a passion for serving others wherever she went. She loved flowers, gardening, being outdoors and spending time with her family and friends. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother who will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Surviving are her loving husband of 67 years, Robert Charles Wilson; one daughter: Janet Wyatt and husband, Frank; grandchildren: Joshua Wyatt and wife, Felicia, and Robert Micah Wyatt; and one great grandchild, Andrew Wyatt, all of Newdale. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Wednesday, January 23, 2013 in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Rev. Frank Wyatt will officiate. Burial will be in the Faith Fellowship Cemetery in Newdale.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
The family wishes to express their deepest appreciation to Hospice of Yancey County. They were truly awesome as they not only wonderfully cared for Juanita, but showed tremendous compassion and understanding for all the family. May God bless each member of this very special group.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Yancey County, 856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville, NC 28714 or Gideons International, P. O. Box 264, Burnsville, NC 28714.