JANUARY 22, 1926 – AUGUST 5, 2011
ANDERSON, SC – Ruth Gaynelle “Nelle” Wilson, age 85, of 701 Autumn Oaks, passed away on Friday, August 5, 2011, at the Rainey Hospice House.
Born January 22, 1926, in Anderson, SC, she was a daughter of the late James Crayton Wright and Julia Ann Evans Wright. Mrs. Wilson graduated from Anderson Girl’s High School and was a devoted homemaker. She was a member of Temple Baptist Church where she was a member of the Sanctuary Choir as long as her health permitted.
Survivors include her husband of sixty-five years, James Carl Wilson; daughter, Sylvia W. Shaw and husband, David M. Shaw, of Anderson; son, Danny Wilson and wife, Susan Wilson, of Iva; grandsons: Johnny Shaw and wife, Lizette Shaw, and Eric Stansell and wife, Misty Stansell; and five great grandchildren. Mrs. Wilson was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
The Funeral Service will be held at 1:30 pm on Monday, August 8, 2011, in the Chapel of The McDougald Funeral Home conducted by the Reverend Dr. Larry Pearson, the Reverend Gordon Taylor, and the Reverend U.C. Neill. Interment will follow in the M.J. “Dolly” Cooper Veterans Cemetery.
The family is at the home of David & Sylvia Shaw, 102 Autumn Oaks, and will receive friends at the funeral home from 6pm until 8pm on Sunday.
In lieu of flowers, it is suggested that memorials be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621, or to the Building Fund of Temple Baptist Church, 2905 Standridge Road, Anderson, SC 29625.
A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com