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Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home

56 Northwest Blvd., Newton, NC

OBITUARY

Shirley Waters Wilson

June 12, 1932November 7, 2019
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Shirley Mae Waters Wilson, age 87, of the Mountain View community, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at Carolina Caring in Newton, NC. Born June 12, 1932 in Catawba County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Carl Franklin Waters and Elma Story Waters.

Shirley was a faithful member of Winkler’s Grove Baptist Church in Hickory, NC, and was the office manager for Glenn Wilson Construction. She will be remembered by her family as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

In addition to her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by her daughter, Rachel Diane Merrill, and an infant brother.

Survivors include her husband of 67 years, Glenn L. Wilson of the home; son, Mike Wilson and wife Sandy of Hickory, NC; grandsons, Mike Wilson, II, and wife Jennifer of Granite Falls, NC, and Jordan Wilson of Hickory, NC; great-grandchildren, Michael (III) and Grant; sisters, Doris W. Yount and husband David of Hickory, NC, Faye W. Thompson and husband David of Hickory, NC, Kaye Dixon of Hickory, NC, and Rita Dellinger of Hickory, NC; and brothers, Roy Waters and wife Darnell of Hickory, NC, and Ted Waters of Hickory, NC.

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at Winkler’s Grove Baptist Church with Pastor Paul Deal officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2:45 to 3:45 PM.

Condolences may be sent to the Wilson family at www.willisreynoldsfh.com.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to: Carolina Caring, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC, 28658.

  • FAMILY

  • Carl Franklin Waters, Father (deceased)
  • Elma Story Waters, Mother (deceased)
  • Glenn L. Wilson, Husband of 67 Years
  • Mike Wilson and wife, Sandy, Son
  • Rachel Diane Merrill, Daughter (deceased)
  • Mike Wilson, II and wife, Jennifer, Grandson
  • Jordan Wilson, Grandson
  • Michael Wilson III, Great Grandson
  • Grant Wilson, Great Grandson
  • Doris W. Yount and husband, David, Sister
  • Faye W. Thompson and husband, David, Sister
  • Kaye Dixon, Sister
  • Rita Dellinger, Sister
  • Roy Waters and wife, Darnell, Brother
  • Ted Waters, Brother
  • DONATIONS

  • Carolina Caring

Services

  • Receiving of Friends and Family Tuesday, November 12, 2019
  • Memorial Service Tuesday, November 12, 2019

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Shirley Waters Wilson

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