The Mount Ayr Record-News, 1927
OBITUARY - MRS. MARY WILSON.
Mrs. Mary WILSON was born in 1844 in Ireland and died September 8, 1927, at the age of 83 years,
three months and 22 days. Her parents were James and Sarah BELL. She came to this country in
early youth. She was a member of the Presbyterian church and retained her faith in her Heavenly
Father until He called her home.
Her parents, brothers and sisters preceded her in death.
She was married to Robert WILSON in 1869 and in the year of 1916 he passed away. To this union
were born seven children, Emery, who died in infancy; Mrs. Sadie CAMPBELL, Mrs. Frank MARSH,
Geo. WILSON, all of Mount Ayr, and Mrs. Lizzie MICHAEL, of Guthrie, Minn., Mattie and Robert at
home near Ringgold.
The funeral was held from the home Saturday at 2:30 p.m., conducted by
Rev. J. R. NOLTE, pastor of the Ringgold Evangelical church. The body was laid to rest in the
Caledonia cemetery [Ringgold County, Iowa].CARD OF THANKS.
The bereaved relatives take this means of expressing to the neighbors and friends their sincere
thanks for the many kindnesses shown on the occasion of the death and funeral.
NOTE: Mary's husband Robert WILSON was born in 1837, and died at the age of 78 years on
February 18, 1916 with interment at Caledonia Cemetery.
Of Mary (BELL) and Robert WILSON's children:
Sadie J. (WILSON) CAMPBELL was born in 1872, and died in 1955, interment at Caledonia Cemetery; and,
George WILSON was born in 1875, and died in 1948, interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Mount Ayr.
Transcription and note by Sharon R. Becker, 2008
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