Funeral services for Charles M. Wilson, 82, were held Wednesday May 1, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. at First Pentecostal Church in Forest with burial in Ephesus Baptist Cemetery in Forest.

Bro. James Rushing and Bro. Bill Pittman officiated.

Pallbearers were Caleb McNeal, Channing McNeal, Tyler Wilson, Anthony Giggs, Steve Jones, and Mitchell Wilson.

Honorary pallbearers were Massion Westby-Gibson, Hunter Westby-Gibson, Grayson McNeal, Garrett McNeal, Kaiden McNeal, Tristen McNeal, Lexton Gibbs and Devon Gibbs.

Mr. Wilson died Saturday April 27, 2019, at Bedford Care Center in Newton. He was a Forest resident for the past 60 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur Percy and Lucy Bell Coats Wilson; brothers; Arthur J. Wilson and Earnest Wilson and sisters, Sylvia Taylor, Barbara Vaughn and Mary Parker.

Survivors include his wife of sixty years, Pearl Wilson of Forest; daughters, Linda McNeal (Horace) and Sherry Wilkerson (David), both of Forest; sons, Melvin Wilson (Nell) of Polkville and Jimmy Wilson (Steve) of Richland; six grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Mr. Wilson’s family would like to extend their appreciation to Bedford Care Center and staff and Quality Hospice.

Wolf Funeral Services of Morton was in charge of arrangements.

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