Wilson, Minnie

Written by David Green.

Minnie A. Wilson, 92, of Hudson, Mich., died Monday, May 2, 2011, at Lenawee Medical Care Facility in Adrian, Mich.

She was born June 12, 1918, in Seneca, Mich., the daughter of George and Pearle (Inmon) Wooddell. She married Walter R. Wilson on Oct. 13, 1938, in Angola, Ind., and he preceded her in death Feb. 24, 1989.

Minnie worked as a bookkeeper at Waldron Oliver Sales, Inc., and also worked at Hurd Lock in Adrian.  She was a member of the V.F.W. Auxiliary in Adrian.

She is survived by two daughters, Susan Wilson of Hudson and Sandra (and Harry) Popejoy, Sr., of Hudson; 11 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one daughter, Donna Wilson; one sister, Lelia Wooddell; one brother, Wesley “Doc” Wooddell; and a step sister, Wanda Thompson.

Funeral services are planned at 3 p.m. Friday, May 6, at Eagle Funeral Home in Hudson, with Rev. Lloyd Jewitt officiating.  Visitation is scheduled from 2 p.m. until the time of service Friday.  Interment will be at Waldron Cemetery at a later date.

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