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Mert  Wilson

Mert Rae Wilson

Friday, January 27th, 1933 - Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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Mrs. M. “Mert” Rae Wilson age 86 of South Hill, VA passed away Tuesday September 10, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband Gerald Thomas Wilson, son Curtis Glenn Wilson and her brother Earl Vandergrift. She is survived by her daughter, Rayna Wilson Adams of South Hill, VA, her son William Andrew Wilson of Blacksburg, SC, her grandchildren, Brooke Adams Roberts and her husband Keith Lee Roberts, Courtney Adams Fussell and her husband Michael Taylor Fussell, Jr. , her great grandson, Colton Luke Fussell, and her four sisters Mildred Peak of OH, Ruth Shannon-Wright, Willa Phillips and Valerie Hunt all of TN. She was a pastor’s wife for 54 years and member of the Christian Fellowship Association. She enjoyed water skiing, white water rafting, roller coaster riding, knitting, crocheting, crafts and gardening. Funeral Services will be conducted 2 PM Saturday September 14, 2019 in the Chapel of Herbert L. Funeral Home 1260 N. Mecklenburg Ave. South Hill, VA with interment to follow in Crestview Memorial Park La Crosse, VA. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. The family suggest that memorial contributions be made to: the American Cancer Society PO Box 22478 Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews 30 North LaSalle Street Suite 300 Chicago, IL 60602-2584.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Saturday, September 14th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Saturday, September 14th, 2019 2:00pm
    Herbert L. Farrar Funeral Home
    1260 N Mecklenburg Avenue
    SOUTH HILL, VA 23970
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  • Interment

    Crestview Memorial Park
    Hwy One
    la crosse, VA 23950
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Oma Ruth Shannon-Wright

Posted at 07:15pm
I will miss out times together on the phone. I would say " is that you minnie '{inside story} and she would say " Is that you Ordean"?
By the time we hung up we were both giggling and feeling better. I always knew I would be in better spirits after I talked with Mertie .
I love you "Minnie" and wish you God speed on your journey home . Love Ordean

Andrew Wilson

Posted at 06:24pm
What ever problem that you may be going through Mom always new how to comfort you and help you though it, you will be greatly missed Mom

Eric Ditter Posted at 09:42pm

A great neighbor to my parents at the lake and an inspiration to anyone who would look out and see her water skiing at her age!

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