Della Wilson, daughter of the late Franklin C. Gregg and Rebecca Lizzy Armstrong Gregg, was born on Feb. 18, 1919, in Hackleburg, Ala., and died at the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center in dexter on Monday, Dec. 19, 2005, at the age of 86.
Mrs. Wilson was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter and a resident of Dexter. She was a former employee with the Brown Shoe Company in Dexter and a former hostess at McDonald's in Dexter for 10 years.
On Jan. 5, 1946, she was united in marriage to Glen Wilson in Parma. Mr. Wilson preceded her in death on July 28, 1976.
Survivors include one son, Robert "Bob" Wilson of Hot Springs, Ark.; two daughters, Darlene Schiele of St. Louis and Beverly Rabenstock of Highland, Calif.; one brother, Morris Gregg of Dexter; four sisters, Teela Koch of Green Valley, Ariz., Jessie Link of Malden, Jean Dunn of Waynesville, and Estelle Dieter of Dexter; also by eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Floyd Gregg, R.C. Gregg, Clovis Gregg, and I.J. Gregg.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2005, at First Baptist Church in Dexter.
Funeral services will then be conducted at the First Baptist Church in Dexter at 1 p.m. with Dr. Ron Wilcoxson officiating.
Interment will follow at the Chalk Bluff Cemetery in Dexter.
Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter will be in charge of all arrangements.