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Cecil H. Wilson

Friday, February 18, 2011

Cecil H. Wilson, son of the late Henry and Dora Wilson, was born in Essex, Mo., on April 5, 1920, and died at the Kith Haven Nursing Home in Flint, Mich., on Feb. 6, 2011, at the age of 90.

Mr. Wilson had lived in Dexter and Essex most of his life until moving to Flint, Mich., several years ago. He was retired from the General Motors V-8 Engine plant in Michigan.

On Aug. 11, 1940 he was married to Marcia Asbell in Essex, Mo. She preceded him in death on Oct. 17, 1990. He later married Norma Sells, and she also preceded him in death.

Surviving are two sons and spouses, Cecil and Ginger Wilson and Stanley and Debbie Wilson; one daughter, Sheila Keller; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Many other relatives and friends also survive. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Linda Fleetwood, one grandson, Rodney; brother in law, Richard Keller; and four brothers.

Visitation was held on Friday, Feb. 18, 2011, after 12:30 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, Mo.

Graveside funeral services were conducted on Friday, Feb. 18, 2011, at 2 p.m. in the Hagy Cemetery in Dexteri.

Interment followed in the Hagy Cemetery in Dexteri with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.

Those desiring may make contributions to the Apostolic Pentecostal Church in Dexter.

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