Betty I. Wilson

Betty Irene Wilson, 87, of Huntington, IN, died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at 9:20 p.m. at Miller’s Miller Manor in Huntington.

Mrs. Wilson graduated from Huntington High School in 1949. She was a homemaker and a member of Gethsemane Ministries in Huntington.

She was born July 22, 1931, in Huntington County to William and Dorothy (Bowman) Cocklin. She married Lester E. Wilson Jr. on June 26, 1949, in Huntington, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 9, 1995.

Survivors include a son, Thomas E. (Lucy) Wilson, of Huntington; three daughters, Marilyn (Grant) Conley, of Fort Wayne; Linda (Rodney) Spath, of Huntington; and Sharon (Danny) Jones, of Andrews; two sisters, June Raber, of Huntington, and Mary (Mark) Stults, of Markle; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Melody Wilson, and a grandson, Lance Conley.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at 1 p.m. at Covington Memorial Park in Fort Wayne.

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