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Louise Wilson
  • Sylvester Memorial Wellston Public Library
    135 East Second Street
    Wellston, OH 45692

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“I loved the photos. They brought back so many memories. Seeing Louise and Thornton together, seeing Louise with Marcella and Freda, seeing...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Wendy Bitzan - Charlotte, NC

“I am saddened by Louise's passing. I always enjoyed our conversations in the paint store. A great lady. Rest In Peace,Louise. ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: David Butts - Jackson, OH

“Jan,Mark.and family. .....I am so sorry for your loss. . I wish I had the words to ease your pain ..just know I love you all ... You all are in my...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Shirley Riley - Newark, OH

“Just saw this notice and wanted you to know you all have my deepest sympathy. Prayers of comfort for you all. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Karen Perko - Wellston, OH

“My sincere condolences for your loss ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Debra (Shook) Triplett - OH

“So sorry for your loss. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Jane Zinn - Family

“So sorry for your loss. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Jane Zinn - Family

“May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always. Love and prayers. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Alice Nicholson - Wellston, OH

“May God wrap his loving arms around your family at this difficult time and give you peace and comfort. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Gary & Connie Davis - Hamden, OH

“May God wrap his loving arms around your family at this difficult time and give you peace and comfort. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Gary & Connie Davis - Hamden, OH

“Weezie was a wonderful lady. Her daughter, Jan, and I are super good buddies. We went on many trips to Myrtle Beach toghter. Louise was our...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Frieda Smith - Jensen Beach, FL


Margaret Louise Wilson, age 93, of Wellston, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at the Holzer Assisted Living in Jackson, Ohio. She was born February 5, 1924 in Wellston, Ohio, daughter of the late Clifford Converse Welch and Ada Marie Grady Welch. Louise was a 1942 graduate of Wellston High School. She was a former secretary and bookkeeper at Morrow Manufacturing Co., Buckeye Furnace Mining Co. and Stiffler's Department Store in Jackson, and then later retired from Smith-Chambers in Wellston. Louise was a member of the Hope United Methodist Church in Wellston, and in her spare time, she was always reading the newspaper, and watching Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy on television. In her younger days, Louise was an avid bowler and she enjoyed playing canasta. She was also an avid Cincinnati Reds and Ohio State Buckeyes fan. Louise is survived by her children, Jan Thomas (Marc), Sally Wilson and Bob Wilson, all of Wellston; 6 grandchildren, Brandon Thomas (Katie), Abby Sturgill (Josh Smith), Renee Kuenzli (Jon), Jason Wilson (Jessie), Nichele Wilson and Nathan Wilson (Alisha Durham); great-grandchildren, Riley, Ella, Jasmyn, Jarrett, Brennen, Breyson and Emerie; and step-great-grandchildren, Macie, Maggie and Mason. Besides her parents, Louise was preceded in death by her husband, Thorton R. Wilson in 2006; daughter-in-law, Missy Wilson; sisters, Marcella Trainer and Freda Welch; and infant brother, Freddie Welch. Calling hours will be Friday from 4 to 8 P.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. Funeral service will be Saturday at 11 A.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home with John Pelletier, CLP officiating. Burial will be in the Ridgewood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorial contributions in Louise's name be given to the Sylvester Memorial Wellston Public Library, 135 East Second Street, Wellston, Ohio 45692.

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