Sibyl Wilson, the daughter of the late Tom S. and Annie Laura Barnes Woodson, was born in Monett, Ark. on Sept. 6, 1915, and died at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston on July 30, 2005, at the age of 89.
Mrs. Wilson had been a resident of Morehouse since 1969. She had also lived in Ft. Hood, Texas, Flint, Mich. and in Florida before moving to Morehouse. She was a home maker and a member of the Oneness Pentecost faith.
On Jan. 7, 1932, she was married to Joe Seaphus Wilson in Parma. He preceded her in death on Sept. 30, 1974.
Surviving are three sons, Bobby P. Wilson of Morehouse, Lanny "Joe" Wilson of Sikeston, Darrel Wilson of LeRoy, Ill.; 17 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Avery Woodson of Morehouse, Richard Woodson of Christmas, Fla.; and one sister, Wanda Copeland of Alabama. She was preceded in death by three sons, Kenneth, Jimmy and Donald Wilson.
Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 1, 2005, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Morehouse.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2005, at 2 p.m. in the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Morehouse with Rev. E. J. McDougal of Sikeston, officiating.
Interment will follow in the Bernie Cemetery in Bernie with Watkins and Sons Funeral Service of Morehouse in charge of arrangements.