Birthplace: Parkman Township, OH
City of Residence: Parkman Township, OH
Memorial Location: There will be no visitation or service.
Betty J. Wilson, age 86, a lifelong resident of Parkman Township, passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at Burton Health Care. She is “together again” with her husband, Carl.
She was born on Jan. 23, 1926, in Parkman, daughter of Clarence and Marie Hopkins.
She graduated from Parkman High School in 1943 and married Carl B. Wilson. They were married 67 years before he died in August 2010.
Betty first worked at Johnson Rubber and then she was a cook at the Middlefield Sale Barn and at Parkman Elementary School. She also was an Avon representative.
She was a member of Parkman Congregational Church; Women’s Fellowship; 55+ Club; Garrettsville Senior Citizens; and Hiram Senior Citizens.
Betty will be missed dearly by her friends and family, including her children, Judy Gorton of Chardon and James Wilson of Kokomo, Ind.; daughter-in-law, Tara Wilson of Parkman; brothers, William Newkirk and Robert Caris; grandchildren, Adrian (Jenny) Gorton of Chardon, Jason Wilson of Cuyahoga Falls, Kris (Terri) Wilson of Fort Irwin, Calif., Joshua Wilson of Hudson, Kevin (Melissa) Wilson of Fort Bliss, Texas, Summer Wilson of West LaFayette, Ind., Cade Devoll Wilson of Parkman; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl; son Edward Wilson; parents; and three brothers, Dick, Clarence and Jerry Hopkins.
There will be no visitation or service.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 300 E 185 St., Cleveland, OH 44119.
Russell Funeral Service in Middlefield assisted family with arrangements. Online condolences at www.russellfuneralservicesusa.com.