Francis Edward Wilson, son of Eva Martin Wilson and the late Howard Wilson, was born at Leora on Feb. 12, 1937, and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2004, at the age of 67.
Mr. Wilson was united in marriage to Neva Dell Beaird on Dec. 30, 1962, in Bloomfield. Mrs. Wilson remains of the home in Bernie.
He was a truck driver, employed by Martin Farms of Bernie.
Survivors include his wife, Neva Wilson of Bernie; one daughter, Kimberly Michelle Thurston of Bernie; his mother, Eva Wilson of Bloomfield; two grandchildren; five brothers, Jesse Wilson, David Wilson, Eli Wilson, all of Bloomfield, Chesley Wilson of Dexter, and Phillip Wilson of Glen Allen; two sisters, Melba Keena of Bloomfield and Ruth Ann Wilson of Dexter.
He was preceded in death other than by his father, Howard Wilson; three brothers, James Wilson, Carl Wayne Wilson and Jerry Dean Wilson.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, 2004, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 24, 2004.
Interment will follow in the Walker Cemetery at Bloomfield.