Dana Wilson

February 17, 1955 ‒ July 11, 2014

Sunbury, Ohio

Dana C. Wilson, age 59 of Sunbury, died Friday morning July 11, 2014 at St. Ann’s Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born on February 17, 1955, in Lima, Ohio to Charles D. Curry and the late Mary Ann (Irvin) Curry.

Dana graduated from Northland High School in 1973 and went on to earn her Bachelor’s Degree from Otterbein College in 1977. On November 11, 1978, she married the love of her life, Dennis Wilson. Dana was an office manager at Jack Maxton Chevrolet where she worked for the last 43 years.

Dana attended Condit Presbyterian Church. In addition to being a longtime volunteer at Big Walnut Friends Who Share, she was very involved with the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 123 where she was Advancement Chair.

She loved camping and traveled to 43 states. She enjoyed keeping up with all of the extended family but cherished most her time spent with her children and granddaughter.

She is survived by her son, Ed Wilson of Sunbury; daughter, Melody (Ben) Braun of Dublin; granddaughter, Emily Braun; father, Charles D. Curry of Columbus; sisters, Linda Thompson of Canal Winchester and Jean (Yaakov) Phalen of Oak Park, Michigan as well as several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis.

Friends may call Sunday from 2-5 pm at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home. SR 3 at 61, Sunbury where funeral services will be held Monday 11:00 am with Pastor Wayne Stunts officiating. Interment will follow in the Trenton Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to: Big Walnut Friends Who Share, PO Box 424, Sunbury, Ohio 43074.

Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.


  • To Chuck, Ed and all of Dana’s family, Connee and I are deeply sorry for your loss. I had the pleasure of woking with Dana for 24 years. She is remembered fondly as a cornerstone of Jack Maxton Chevrolet and one of the most pleasant ladies I have ever had the pleasure to know. May she be at reast in the presence of Jesus, from this day forward.
    Michael & Connee Kennedy
    Henderson NV

  • Deepest sympathies for the lost of a great Mom, sister, & grandmother. While I only knew Dana a few years through her sister Linda, I know she was full of life and a good person. I am honored to have known her and wish peace to all the family as they celebrate her life. God bless all of you.

    Karon Fluharty
    Canal Winchester, Ohio