April 24, 1934 ~ January 13, 2009
Born in: Yancey Co.,
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Barbara Jean Wilson, 74, of 4468 Big Level Mill Spring, Polk Co., went to be with Jesus on Monday, January 12, 2009, at the Brian Center, in Weaverville. A native of Yancey Co., Mrs. Wilson was a daughter of the late Robert and Ella May Gouge Harris. Mrs. Wilson had retired as a knitter at Avondale Knitting. She was a member of Riverside Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Scott Wilson; children, Ella Wynell Jones and husband David, Mary Helen Holden and husband Roy, and Michael Scott Wilson and wife Maude; eight grandchildren, Angela Jones, Jeremy Jones, Kimberly Harwood, Bobby Jones, Royce Holden, Chene Flannigan, Amanda Wilson, and Johnathan Wilson; 11 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Robert Harris. A funeral service for Mrs. Wilson will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Riverside Baptist Church with the Revs. John Honeycutt and Steve Rhinehart officiating. Interment will follow at Elk Mountain Cemetery, in Woodfin. Her family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave.