Betty Wilson, 79
Betty Katherine Wilson, 79, most recently of Seymour, died July 31, 2019, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.
She was born Oct. 15, 1939, in Tampa, Florida, one of eight children born to Glenn (Sr.) and Elsie Cosby Kirton. She graduated from Pineville High School in Pineville, Louisiana. On Feb. 27, 1958, she married Charles G. Wilson. The couple and their children lived throughout the world, wherever he served in the Army.
Mrs. Wilson was a wonderful wife and mother and will be missed dearly by her entire family.
Survivors include Charles, her husband of 61 years; three daughters, Karen Kirton of Tampa, Sandra Edwards and fiancé Chuck Figueroa of Seymour, and Sabrina Barron and husband Mike of Springfield; one son, Rick Wilson of Pontiac; a brother, Glenn Kirton Jr. of Iowa; three sisters, Martha Livermore, Pam Close and Stephanie Saul, all of Iowa; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Orin Kirton; a sister, Debra Kirton; and a son-in-law, Michael Edwards.
Arrangements by Holman-Howe Funeral Home, Seymour.