Dorothy Wilson

Dorothy E. Wilson, 84, of Unity Plaza, Parkersburg, passed away Jan. 5, 2013, at Camden Clark Medical Center.

She was born Jan. 19, 1928, in Wood County, a daughter of the late Georgia VanCamp Obrien and stepdaughter of the late Jim Obrien.

Dorothy was a graduate of Parkersburg High School, and was a member of Gihon United Methodist Church. She had worked at Roosevelt Elementary School as a cook for many years. She was a member of the Gihon Extension Homemaker Club, and was a 4-H Leader for several years. Dorothy was a homemaker, who enjoyed crochet, cooking, baking and taking care of the home and family.

Surviving are two sons, George Garland (Sharon) Wilson Jr. of Parkersburg and Richard H. (Charlene) Wilson of Mineral Wells; two daughters, Sandra Kay (Rick) Matheny of Belpre and Lois D. (Gary) Walton of Parkersburg; son-in-law, Terry Barnes of Parkersburg; 14 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one brother, Johnny (the late Phyliss) Obrien of Parkersburg; two sisters, Betty (the late Kenneth) Santee of Waverly and Ella Rose (Albert) Tuttle of Vienna; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her mother and stepfather, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Garland Wilson; a daughter, Debbie Barnes; two brothers, Charles and Max Obrien; and two sisters, Myrtle Urchel and Marlene Cross.

The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Kimes Funeral Home. Pastor Lloyd Winans will officiate, and burial will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens. The visitation will begin at 10 a.m. on Tuesday.

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