Bernice Eloise “Kate” Wilson went to be with the Lord peacefully on Sunday, July 29, 2012, at the Overbrook Center after an extended illness, She was 96, born on April 2, 1916, in Pomeroy, Ohio, to the late Adam and Bernice Ebersbach. She was known for her gentile spirit and sweet smile. She will be missed by her family, friends and employees of the Overbrook Center who cared for her. She was a lifetime member of the First Baptist Church of Middleport.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Franklin “Hack” Wilson, Sr.; five sisters, Bobbie Hobstetter, Irene Powell, Gay Gaul, Ida Burns, and Marquerite Durst; brother, Edwin Ebersbach; and a nephew, William G. Powell,
She is survived by her children, Sharon (George) Hawley, Ann Wilson (Gary) Wigal, and Franklin “Benny” Wilson; grandchildren, Brent Wilson and Nicole (Jason) Barton; three great-grandchildren, Ava, Peyton and Jozy Barton; a special niece, Bernice Durst; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, August 2, 2012, at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy with Pastor Mark Morrow officiating. Burial will follow in the Riverview Cemetery in Middleport. Family and friends may call from 6:30-9 p.m. on Wednesday, August 1, 2012, and two hours before the funeral service at the funeral home.
An online registry is avalible at www.andersonmcdaniel.com.