Hosie M. Wilson

Dies Suddenly at Farm Home

Hosie M. Wilson, 49, a well known Jefferson County farmer, 
collapsed and died suddenly last evening while working at 
his home on Route 1, Bonnie.

Mr. Wilson, collapsed about 7:25 p.m. while working on the contruction
of a new septic tank. He was rushed by Litton ambulance to Good Samaritan
hospital, where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.
Coroner John Richardson said an autopsy will be conducted to determine 
the cause of death.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Myers Chapel 
conducted by the Rev. Roy Van Horn and burial will be at Wolf Prairie 
cemetery. Military services will be in charge of Jefferson Post 141
American Legion, of which he was a member. The body will lie in state
at Myers Chapel, where friends may call after 4:00 p.m. Wednesday.

Mr. Wilson was born June 25, 1919 in Jefferson county the son of Homer
H. and Effie (Wicks) Wilson. He was married July 22, 1967 in Mt. Vernon
to Roma Morgan who survives.

Mr. Wilson, a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, was a member of the
American Legion, Amvets and V.F.W.

Besides his wife, he is survived by two step-daughters Wanda Oathout
of Justice, Ill and Cheryl Morgan, at home; one step-son, Larry Morgan 
of Mt. Vernon; four brothers; Raymond, Elisha, Homer and Ogal Wilson all
of Mt. Vernon; a sister Lela Williams of Bonnie; and three grandchildren.

Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Cindy Ford

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