Phyllis Jeanne Wilson
May 24, 1944 ‒ November 28, 2016
Formerly of Mount Gilead, Ohio
Phyllis Jeanne Wilson, age 72, of Mansfield and formerly of Mount Gilead, passed away Monday, November 28, 2016, at her home.
On May 24, 1944, Jeanne was born in Bucyrus, OH, the daughter of the late Robert E. and Mae P. (Holtshouse) Brown. She graduated from Iberia High School in the Class of 1962 and later received her Associates Degree from Ohio State University.
Jeanne married the love of her life, Riley J. Wilson on November 21, 1962. They shared over 40 years together as husband and wife before he preceded her in death on September, 23, 2003.
For 18 years, she was a line worker, testing units for ITT North in Galion.
Over the years Jeanne enjoyed traveling and camping with Riley, relaxing at campfires with friends and family and going out to eat with the ladies. Her family and friends meant the world to her, and everything revolved around them.
Jeanne will be dearly missed by her two sons: Rick (Kimberly) Wilson of Denver, NC, Adrian (Barbara) Wilson of Homer Glen, IL; four grandchildren: April (Andrew) Nelson, Amber Wilson, Connor Wilson and Mackenzie Wilson.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, James Douglas Wilson; and two sisters: Linda Whitaker and Betsy Clippinger.
The Wilson family will greet friends from 12Noon – 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at the Snyder Funeral Home, Craven Chapel, 67 N. Main St., Mount Gilead. Services to honor and celebrate her life will be held there at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Jim Berry officiating. Burial will follow in Iberia Cemetery.
Memorial contributions to honor Jeanne may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Gilead are honored to have been chosen to serve Jeanne’s family, and your special memories or condolences may be shared with them by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.