Jean Eileen Wilson

November 19, 1925 ‒ April 28, 2007

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Jean Eileen Wilson, East High St., Mount Vernon went home to her Lord and Savior at the age of 81, Saturday, April 28, 2007 at the Knox Community Hospital, Mount Vernon.

She was born in Trumble County on November 19, 1925, to Alice and Elroy Underwood.

She graduated from Liberty High School in Liberty Township in 1943 and Youngstown Hospital Nursing School in 1947. She worked at Martin Memorial Hospital (The Living Center) from 1968 to 1972. From 1972 to 1979, she was the Director of Nurses at Northside Manor (The Laurels) and from 1979 to 1990, she was one of Dr. Myron Thomas’ nurses. Jean greatly loved working and serving at her church, First Presbyterian Church of Mount Vernon for over 50 years.

She married John O. Wilson in 1948, and he preceded her in death in 1985. In addition to her husband, Jean was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Bud Allen Underwood, and a sister, Isabel Sherritt.

Surviving Jean are her children, Karen Wilson of Mount Vernon, Jan Wilson of Durham, North Carolina, and Jeffery (Jennifer) Wilson of Novelty; grandchildren, Ian, Hannah, and Emily; nieces, Barbara (Underwood) Taccino and Sandra (Sherritt) Calhane.

Jean was dearly loved by family and friends, and will be greatly missed by all.

The family will have a memorial service for Jean at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, 2007 at the First Presbyterian Church, 102 North Gay St., Mount Vernon, Ohio.

The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is caring for the family with these arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Jean Wilson Memorial Fund at the First Presbyterian Church, 102 North Gay St., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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