Rosine Avis Wilson

May 26, 1922March 18, 2021

Rosine Avis Smith Wilson, 98, 0f Lynchburg passed away Thursday, March 18, 2021 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late William Connell Wilson who was a Korean Era Veteran and the love of her life.

Born in Lynchburg on May 26, 1922 she was a daughter of the late Ezekiel Cleveland Smith and Mary Estelle Tanner Smith. Rosine traveled and lived through the Midwest, Ohio, Michigan, Iowa and Wisconsin for much of her life before returning to Virginia in 1977. She was a member of Whites United Methodist Church, an avid gardner, and a fine cook. She will be missed by all that knew her.

She is survived by a sister, Delores Raye Smith Robertson of Amherst; her closest nephews, Wayne Crowell and his wife Cristna and Danny Clements and his wife Darlene all of Forest.

A graveside service will be conducted 2:00 pm Thursday, March 25, 2021 at Amherst Cemetery with Pastor Jack Davis Officiating. Family will receive friends from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at Whitten Timberlake Chapel.

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Whitten Timberlake Chapel is serving the family, (434) 239-0331.


  • Visitation

    Wednesday, March 24, 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Thursday, March 25, 2021


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Linda Philbrick

March 24, 2021

God bless you my sweet, sweet aunt Rosine. We will miss you but we know you are happy with our Lord and all your family. Love you aunt Rosine.