BERNIE - Eathel Ella Wilson, 90, died May 25, 2006, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.
Born Feb. 16, 1916, in Bernie, daughter of the late Edgar and Pearl Abernathy Losh, she was a lifelong resident of Bernie where she was a homemaker and a member of White Oak Grove General Baptist Church.
On Jan. 1, 1935, at Bernie, she was united in marriage to John Oliver Wilson, who preceded her in death on Aug. 3, 1969.
Three daughters, Joyce Wilson, Darlene Wilson and Joan Wilson Hansen; three brothers, Allen Losh, Woodrow Losh and Dawsey Losh; and two sisters, Madge Pyle and Linda Beckham also preceded her in death.
Survivors include: two sons, Eugene Wilson of Grandin and J.R. Wilson of Bernie; seven daughters, Geraldine Jarnagin of Portageville, Doris Jennings of Dexter, Mary Lowery of Bernie, Lois Merritt of Hillsdale, Ill., Sue Lowe of Sikeston, Diane Sontheimer of Houma, La. and Vickie Shipman of Malden; one brother, Roy Lee Losh of Fredericktown; two sisters, Lucille Allen of Malden and Imogene Smith of Booneville; 23 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 5 until 8 p.m. Saturday at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie, where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday.
Burial will follow in the Chalk Bluff Cemetery in rural Dexter.