A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for William Jones â€œBillâ€ Wilson, 76, of Roswell, who passed away Nov. 17, 2010, at his home. Interment will be in South Park Cemetery.
Services will be conducted by Bro. Jason Perry, of Tabernacle Baptist Church. Military honors will be conducted by the Roswell Veterans Honor Guard. Bill was born Aug. 27, 1934, in Dexter, to William Jones and Clarice Belle Clemmens Wilson. Both parents preceded him in death, as did a sister, Patsy, and a brother, Jimmy. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Avon Wilson. Bill was a lath and plaster worker until his retirement. He worked with the Police Department in the 1950s. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, and the National Rifle Association.
He served his country in the Marine Corps. Bill was also a very kind and loving person who loved giving and helping others. He loved animals and was ready to feed any of them that came to his doorstep. In his retirement he also loved hunting and collecting arrowheads, and spending time with his family. Survivors include his wife, Gabriela Wilson, of the home; a brother, Jerry Lee Wilson; a stepson, Cesar Garcia; and numerous cousins, nephews, nieces and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. Friends may make memorials in his name to the First United Methodist Church, the spay/neuter program of the Animal Shelter, or the charity of their choice.
Honorary pallbearers will be Harry Darrough, Mike Corn, Eugene De los Santos, Dickie Davis, Candy Spence Ezell, James Lee Wilson, Tom Pattison, Andres Garcia, Javier Garcia, Miguel Garcia, Hilda Pacheco and Byron Fannin.