Born July 30, 1917, in Logan, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John G. McGuire. Also preceding her in death was her husband, William Guy Wilson, an attorney in Logan, in 1983; sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth McGuire Schrotel and Mrs. Ruth McGuire Turnbull and brother, John G. McGuire Jr.
Mrs. Wilson grew up in Huntington after moving there from Logan at a young age. She was a graduate of Huntington High School and West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education. She was a retired school teacher, having taught science for 25 years at Logan East Junior High School. Mrs. Wilson was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church in Logan for 61 years where she was also a member of the Presbyterian Church Women’s Fellowship, taught Sunday School in the Junior Department; was past president of the Women of the Church, Circle No. 2 and the Women’s Bible Class. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution for 63 years, the Logan Woman’s club for 63 years, the American Association of University Women, a life member of the Logan Regional Medical Center Auxiliary (with 17,000 plus volunteer hours over 28 years of service), the Chi Omega Sorority Alumni Association, Delta Kappa Gamma (education honorary) for 48 years, a life member of the Logan County Retired Teachers Association, the Professional Educators, the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), Board of Directors of the Middleburg Neighborhood Association.
Survivors include three daughters, Elizabeth Wilson (Douglas) Witten, Frances Wilson (Randolph) Newland and Sallie Wilson (Steve) George; eight grandchildren, Sarah E. (Russell) Henry, Laura A. (Steve) Kalister, Brant (Ann Marie) Newland, Rebecca Newland (Travis) Wilson, Katherine Newland (Steve) Stallings, Whitney George (Ryan) Courtney, Shelley George and Scott George; eight great-grandchildren, Emilee Elizabeth Henry, Abbie Grace Henry, Rhett Austin Stallings, Elijah Strider Newland, Isaiah Blaze Newland, Alexandra Grace Wilson, McKenzie Hope Courtney and Savannah Grace Courtney; a sister Catherine Albright of Satellite Beach, Fla., and loving nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 6, at the First Presbyterian Church in Logan with the Rev. Murray Page officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery at Pecks Mill
Family members and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Honorary pallbearers include Edward Eiland, Eddie Stephens, Earl Queen, Buddy Ferrell, Odis Ratcliff, Earl Jarvis and Dr. Kenneth Sells.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday at Honaker Funeral Home in Logan and one hour prior to services on Saturday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church in Logan.
Condolences or information on memorial contribution visit www.honakerfuneralhome.org.
Honaker Funeral Home of Logan is in charge of the arrangements.