THOMSON, Ga. Mrs. Helen Hair Wilson, of Thomson, entered into rest July 30, 2004 at McDuffie Regional Medical Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Preston Y. Wilson, Sr.
Mrs. Wilson was a native of Oconee County, S.C., but had lived in Thomson since 1955 coming from Anderson, S.C. She was a member of Washington Heights Baptist Church, she was retired from McDuffie Regional Medical Center as a Practical Nurse.
Survivors include one son, Yates Wilson of Thomson; two daughters, Martha A. Gowan, St. Simons, Ga., Patricia L. Newsome, Thomson; one brother, Thomas L. Hair, Jr., Cape Coral, Fla.; one sister, Daphne Taylor, Anderson, S.C.; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. One son preceeded her in death, Ronald Wilson.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 2, 2004 at the Washington Heights Baptist Church with Revs. Reginald Blakewood and Sonny Peevy officiating. Interment, Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers were Jamie Stewart, Chris Stewart, Bill Gowan, Justin Wilson, Doug Edwards, Nobel Drake.
Memorial contributions may be made to Washington Heights Baptist Church Building Fund, 112 Old Washington Rd., Thomson, Ga. 30824.
Beggs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.