MR. EWART WILSON, Sr., age 88, of Summerville, Georgia passed away Tuesday (May 12, 2009) in the local nursing home. A native of Randolph County, Alabama He was born to the late James Aubry Wilson, Sr. and Lena Ada Eva Gibson Wilson on May 4, 1921. Mr. Wilson moved to Chattooga County at a early age, was educated in the Chattooga County schools, and along with His wife, the late Virginia Newsome Wilson, owned and operated Wilson Motor Company, the former Chrysler/Dodge dealership in Summerville for many years. He was a member of Northside Church of Christ and was preceded in death by His Wife; Parents; a daughter the late Brenda Wilson; siblings-the late Waylon Wilson, the late Juanita Wilson, and the late James Aubry Wilson, Jr.
Surviving are daughter & son-in-law, Becky & Gary Duke; son & daughter-in-law, Quinton Wilson, Jr. & Susan Wilson all of Summerville; 4 sisters-Claudine Fowler of Hernando, FL., Maughee Evans of Trion, Montez Gladney and Joan Renslow both of Summerville; brothers-Charles B. Wilson and Lorenzo Wilson both of Summerville; grandchildren-Wendi Harkins, Shelley Wilson, Kyle Duke, Erin Shireman, Jeremiah Wilson; great grandchildren-Alex Wilson, Chandler Mitchell, Katherine Duke, Addyson Shireman, Adrianna Shireman, and Nicholas Duke; special cousin-Mike Dillard; several Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins also survive.
Funeral services will be held Friday (May 15th) at 11:00 A.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Ministers Ron Fisher and Tommy Broome officiating, interment in Summerville Cemetery. Active Pallbearers Rex Evans, Tim Evans, Mike Wilson, Jamie Renslow, Tracy Rainwater, and Clint Rainwater; Honorary Pallbearers Brian Evans, Preston Greer, Bill Gilbert, Buddy Windell, Dee Windell, Bron Love, Dr. Marlin Payne, Jon Payne, Tommy Payne, Bobby Lee Cook, Lann Cordle, Ralph Kellett, Gary McConnell, Don Baker, Barry Duke, Dr. Bruce Lee, Betty Nalley, Judy Smith, Staff & Management of Oakview Nursing & Rehab. Center, Stephanie Norris, Rose Willingham, Brimp Warren, and Larry Maxey. Visitation will be Thursday from 6 until 8 P.M. at the Funeral Home.
Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge.