Archive for Thursday, September 13, 2007

Fernita I. Wilson


September 13, 2007

Graveside services for Fernita I. Wilson, 85, De Soto, were Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2007, at the De Soto Cemetery.

Mrs. Wilson died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007 at Hillside Village in De Soto.

She was born July 22, 1922, in Wamego, the daughter of Henry Franklin and LaVerna Alena Monte Griffith.

Mrs. Wilson was a homemaker and also worked for a cookie factory and airplane manufacturing plant.

Survivors include three daughters, Cheryl Bland, Peoria, Ill., Donna Wilson, Eudora, Kathy Wilson Albers, Rogersville, Mo.; three sons, Ralph Richard Kemper, Loyal E. Arms, El Paso, Texas, and Gregory Wilson, Millersburg, Ohio; 20 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter.

The family suggests memorials in her name to American Diabetes Association or Heart of America Hospice and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary --Eudora Chapel, 1003 John L. Williams Drive, Eudora 66025.

Online condolences may be sent to, subject: Wilson.

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