OBITUARY

George Preston Wilson

January 16, 1926September 22, 2020
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George Preston Wilson 94, of Oakland TN died on September 22, 2020. He was a great family man and a loving father. He married Annie Merle Campbell on June 25, 1955 in Hernando Mississippi and the couple had 2 children together.

He is survived by his wife Annie M. Wilson; his daughters Jeana Davis (Michael Davis) and Denise Morrow (Michael Morrow) and grandchildren, David Kuehner (Michelle Kuehner) and Alyse Fitzhugh; and great-grandchildren Kristin Kuehner, Stella Kuehner and Preston Kuehner.

George Preston Wilson was born on January 16, 1926 in McNairy County, Tennessee. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1946 and went on to graduate from University of Tennessee Martin in 1954 with a degree in Agriculture and Memphis State University in 1969 with a Master of Education.

He was an extraordinarily active man who enjoyed golf, working in his wood shop and gardening. He had a hole in one March 1995. Built hundreds of pieces of furniture and décor in wood shop and was always proud of his zoysia lawn. His family and friends will always remember him as a man of few words and many actions. A funeral is scheduled for Saturday September 26, 2020 at Memphis Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens on 3700 N Germantown Pkwy, Bartlett, TN 38133 with visitation at one o’clock, service at two o’clock with interment to immediately follow (Please bring a mask). In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Faith United Methodist Church of Oakland or St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

  • FAMILY

  • Annie M. Wilson, Wife
  • Jeana Davis (Michael Davis), Daughter
  • Denise Morrow (Michael Morrow), Daughter
  • David Kuehner (Michelle Kuehner), Grandchild
  • Alyse Fitzhugh, Grandchild
  • Kristen Kuehner, Great-grandchild
  • Stella Kuehner, Great-grandchild
  • Preston Kuehner, Great-grandchild

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Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Family Will Receive Friends

    Saturday, September 26, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, September 26, 2020

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Committal Service

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Biography

George Preston Wilson 94, of Oakland TN died on September 22, 2020. He was a great family man and a loving father. He married Annie Merle Campbell on June 25, 1955 in Hernando Mississippi and the couple had 2 children together.

He is survived by his wife Annie M. Wilson; his daughters Jeana Davis (Michael Davis) and Denise Morrow (Michael Morrow) and grandchildren, David Kuehner (Michelle Kuehner) and Alyse Fitzhugh; and great-grandchildren Kristin Kuehner, Stella Kuehner and Preston Kuehner.

George Preston Wilson was born on January 16, 1926 in McNairy County, Tennessee. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1946 and went on to graduate from University of Tennessee Martin in 1954 with a degree in Agriculture and Memphis State University in 1969 with a Master of Education.

He was an extraordinarily active man who enjoyed golf, working in his wood shop and gardening. He had a hole in one March 1995. Built hundreds of pieces of furniture and décor in wood shop and was always proud of his zoysia lawn. His family and friends will always remember him as a man of few words and many actions.

A funeral is scheduled for Saturday September 26, 2020 at Memphis Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens on 3700 N Germantown Pkwy, Bartlett, TN 38133 with visitation at one o’clock, service at two o’clock with interment to immediately follow (Please bring a mask). In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Faith United Methodist Church of Oakland or St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

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