Barbara Jane Wilson, 78, of Mt. Vernon, died at 7:44 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
She was born July 14, 1935, in Mt. Vernon, the daughter of George R. and Eulah (Richardson) Morgan. She married Herman Wilson on July 14, 1956, at South Hickory Hill Christian Church in Jefferson County, and he survives in Mt. Vernon.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Bradley K. Wilson and wife Eileen of Mt. Vernon and Carl E. Wilson and wife Paula of Mt. Vernon; three grandchildren, Amanda F. Day and husband Darrell of Mt. Vernon, Katie Williams and husband Josh of Mt. Vernon and Kayla Niederhofer and husband Cody of Mt. Vernon; two brothers, Wayne Morgan and wife Verla of Mt. Vernon and Paul Davis Morgan of Mt. Vernon; two sisters, Betty Copple and husband James of Mt. Vernon and Juanita Ayers and husband Gene of Champaign; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, George Morgan.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with the Rev. Tim Reynolds officiating. Interment will be in South Hickory Hill Cemetery in Jefferson County.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight at the Hughey Funeral Home.
Barbara was a homemaker and member of Waltonville Community Baptist Church.
For those who wish, memorials may be made to the South Hickory Hill Cemetery and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon IL 62864.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com for further information or to send condolences.