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12/3/2018 11:08:00 AM
Jean Wilson
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Jean Wilson, 90 of Taylorville passed away on Friday, November 30, 2018 at 1:34 p.m. at Life’s Journey Senior Living Center in Taylorville, Ill. She was born on July 29, 1928 in Tracy City, Tenn. the daughter of Arvad Clayton and Veola Mae (Shrum) Gibbs. She married Richard Thomas Wilson Sr. on February 29, 1948 in Taylorville and he preceded her in death on February 8, 2015. Jean worked as the Senior Underwriter for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company. She was a member of Davis Memorial Christian Church, Taylorville Eastern Star and the White Shrine. She loved reading, watching the Chicago Cubs, the great-grandchildren’s activities and the Taylorville Tornadoes.

She is survived by her son: Richard Thomas (Carol) Wilson Jr. of Cumming, Ga.; grandchildren: Laura (Steve) Benson of Mt. Vernon, N.Y., Heather (Jeb) Odam of Taylorville, Ill. and Maureen (Arby) Wise of Carlinville, Ill.; great-grandchildren: Robert, John and Lucas Benson, Ava and Baron Odam and Ella and Beau Wise; brothers: Chris Edward Gibbs of Urbana, Ill., Lynn (Jayne) Gibbs of St. Charles, Mo.; sisters-in-Law: Madelyn Eson of Taylorville, Ill.; Beverly (Joseph) Susnig of Jerseyville, Ill.; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and daughter-in-law: Christine Margaret Wilson, sister: Viola Moore; brothers-in-Law Laverne Eson, Robert Wilson, Robert Moore, sisters in law Yuba Wilson, Barbara Gibbs and Beulah Argo; half-brothers: Melvin Argo Jr. and Henry Argo; niece Georgia Gay Gibbs, and nephews Brett Moore and Leroy Argo.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 6, 2018 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Memorial service will follow the visitation starting at 11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Rev. Bill Kerns officiating. Inurnment will be held in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. Please sign their on-line guest book at

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