ShaRon Rae (Big Sis) Wilson
August 15, 1953 ‒ August 11, 2013
Cincinnati formerly of Delaware, Ohio
Remembering “ShaRon Rae (Big Sis)” Wilson
ShaRon Rae Wilson (Big Sis) was born August 15, 1953 in Delaware, Ohio to Nathan E. Wilson, Sr. and Mary Wilson. She departed this earth in Cincinnati, Ohio on August 11, 2013, after her battle with colon cancer.
ShaRon graduated from Delaware Hayes High School, where she was a member of the band and was one of the first African American Majorettes. She went on to attend Kent State University where she became a proud Soror of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree at The Cincinnati Institute while living in her new home Cincinnati, Ohio.
An accomplished and dedicated employee, ShaRon worked as a Financial Planner with Met Life Resources for 32 years. She received Golden Circle and the Million Dollar Roundtable Awards for the outstanding work she did with Met Life. A dedicated advocate in political circles throughout her youth and adulthood. ShaRon enjoyed the work she did, taking leadership roles throughout her political journey. She was an active member of Hamilton County Democratic Party, serving as the co-chair for the Cincinnati Democratic Committee (CDC), The Hamilton County Democratic Women’s Caucus, and Ward Chair in Ward 8 for many years, a member of the Hamilton County Democratic Executive Committee and Precinct Executive. She worked diligently as a board member of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Coalition, the Cincinnati NAACP Scholarship Committee, and the Rev. Dr. Fred Shuttlesworth Chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.
She enjoyed, traveling internationally and most of all spending time with her family. ShaRon is survived by her mother Mary L. Wilson, Sisters, Bobbi Jo Wilson and Delilah Wilson, Brothers, Nathan, Carthel, Bruce Wilson, Clifford and Ronald Clemons. Nieces; Tryionna Price, Quinn Lipscomb, Nadia Harris, Carleisha Gardner, Shakeira Wesley and Alyssa Sha’Ron Wilson, Nephews; Nathan Lamar Harris, Norman Herrell, Arlen Herrell, To’Real Crawford, and Nathan P. Wilson and a host of great nieces, nephews and cousins.
ShaRon was preceded in death by her beloved Father and Sister, Nathan E. Wilson, Sr. and April Harris.
The family would like to thank special friends Simone Betts, Edith Thrower, Bernadette Watson and Sharon Watts.
Memorial Services will be held 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 17th at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 1510 W. William St. at Valleyside Dr., Delaware, Ohio 43015.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to 5th/3rd Bank Locations.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com