Alice Wilson

Published 12:00 am Monday, December 7, 2009

Mrs. Alice Marie Wilson, of 2441 Hosier Road, Suffolk Va., passed away Dec. 3, 2009 at Lake Transitional Hospital. She was a native of Suffolk and was born on Dec. 30, 1944 to the late Mrs. Margaret B. Claiborne and Mr. Willie Mullens Sr.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Sylvester Wilson; son, Mr. Bobby Wilson; mother, Mrs. Margaret Claiborne; father, Mr. Willie Mullens; brothers, Mr. Henry Lee Parrish and Mr. Willie Mullens Jr.
She leaves to cherish her memories her surviving son, Mr. Clyde Parrish, and is survived by seven sisters: Mrs. Ruth E. Harris, Mrs. Mary A. Brock, Mrs. Virginia Lewis, Ms. Jacqueline Claiborne, Ms. Alice Mullens, Ms. Geraldine Anderson, and Mrs. Carol Joe, and seven brothers, Mr. John Parrish, of Smithfield Va., Mr. William Earl Parrish, Mr. Larry Parrish, Mr. Willie James Claiborne, Mr. Raymond Parrish, all of Suffolk, and Mr. Ronald L. Mullens, of Gerick, Va., and Mr. Terry Mullens of Philadelphia, Pa.
She is also survived by three aunts, Ms. Edna Ghoslsten, Ms. Ella Mae Brown, of Smithfield, Va., and Ms. Bertha Mae Powell, of Suffolk; one uncle, Mr. William Felton, of Suffolk; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, two devoted friends, Mr. John Smith, of Suffolk, and Ms. Sheila Randolph, of Washington, D.C.
A celebration of Mrs. Wilson’s life will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009 at Faith Temple Apostle Church. Pastor Betty M. Knight will deliver the eulogy.
Mrs. Alice Wilson’s body will be available for viewing Dec. 8 and 9 from 1 to 7 p.m., at Wyatt Funeral Home, 1107 E. Washington St., Suffolk, Va.
The family will receive friends and visitors at 473 Wellons St., Suffolk, Va.
Her remains will be placed at Faith Temple Apostle Church, 476 Wellons St., in Suffolk Va., Thursday, Dec. 10 at 11:30 a.m.
Burial will be held at the Oakland Memorial Cemetery, in Chuckatuck, Va.

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