Services for Dora (Young) Wilson, 84, Stoutland were held Aug. 1, at Stoutland Christian Church, with the Rev. Frank Loehr officiating. Music was provided by the Rev. Lindel Vawter. Escorts were Bert Darling, Gene Burgess, Kenneth Whitcomb, Herbert Sadler, Junior and David Young. Burial was in the Stoutland Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Palmer-Pickering Funeral Home.
Dora, daughter of Wallace Wesley and Amanda Boyer Young, was born Jan. 1, 1901 near Panora, Iowa and died July 28, 1985 at the Pulaski County Hospital in Waynesville.
When a young girl her family moved to the Camden County area. Here she met and married John Henry Wilson. She helped her husband on their farm. They moved to Dixon, living there until his death in February of 1953. She worked in Richland until her retirement, moving to Stoutland 18 years ago. She enjoyed crocheting and piecing quilts, having tried to make a quilt for each great-grandchild.
Having been baptized into Christ at an early age, she was a member of the Stoutland Christian Church. She was preceded in death by three brothers and her husband.
Survivors include a son, Ralph of Route 5, Lebanon; and a daughter, Josephine Alexander, St. James; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
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Funeral services were held on Wednesday for
James William Wilson, 73, who died Tuesday morning March 19, at
the home of a daughter, Mrs. Charles Holman. He had been
seriously ill since November.
The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon
with burial in the Honey Cemetery, east of Stoutland, where the
body was laid by that of his wife 23 May of last year.
He was born 30 Jan 1862 on a farm on Bear
Creek. He married Rebecca McComas forty-two years ago.
He is survived by four children, Mrs. Ida
Cromer and Mrs. Letha Holman of Lebanon, Henry Wilson of
Stoutland, and Mrs. Lillie Young, Camdenton, one brother, John
Alfred Wilson, Stoutland and three sisters, Mrs. Mattie Lyons of
Stoutland, Mrs. Mollie Clark of Webb City and Mrs. Dora Shears
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John Henry Wilson, son of James and Rebecca
Wilson, was born Nov 21, 1897 in Laclede County, near Stoutland,
and passed away at Dixon, Mo. Feb. 2, 1953 at the age of 55
years, 2 mos. and 12 days. He spent most of his life in and
around Stoutland. He had been an employee of the Frisco
Railroad for the past 10 years and was working when he passed
On Jan. 6, 1921 he was united in marriage
to Dora Young of Stoutland, and to this union was born two
children – Ralph of Stoutland and Mrs. Bill Alexander of
He leaves to mourn his passing his beloved
wife, son and daughter, 5 grandchildren, 3 sisters of Lebanon; 2
cousins – Mrs. Geo. McGinty and Paul McCommis of St. Louis. His
mother, father, 2 sisters, and 2 brothers preceded him in death.
Funeral services conducted by Rev. Smart of
Lebanon, were held at the Gilbert Funeral Home in Dixon,
Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 4, with interment in Stoutland
Lebanon R.R. 20 Feb 1953
Funeral At Dixon For John H. Wilson, Father of Mrs. Alexander
Funeral services were held at the Gilbert
Funeral home at Dixon at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, for John
Henry Wilson, 55, who died at noon Feb. 2 in Dixon.
The Rev. Cecil Smart, pastor of the Second
Baptist church, Lebanon, conducted services. Burial was in the
John Henry Wilson was born November 21,
1897 in Laclede county, near Stoutland. He was a son of James
and Rebecca Wilson. He spent most of his life in and near
Mr. Wilson had been an employee of the
Frisco railroad for the past 10 years, and was working at the
time of his death.
On January 26, 1931, he was united in
marriage to Dora Young of Stoutland, and to them were born twin
children, Ralph of Stoutland, and Mrs. Bill Alexander of
Early in life he professed his faith and
united with the Eureka Baptist church.
Survivors include his wife of the home, one
son, on daughter, five grandchildren, three sisters of Lebanon,
two cousins, Mrs. G. McGinty and Paul McCommas of St. Louis.
His father, mother two sisters and two brothers preceded him in
(Richland Mirror, 12 Feb 1953. Transcribed by: Carrie Tuck)
Ralph Robert Wilson, son of John Henry and
Dora Young Wilson, was born in Stoutland, Missouri on October
14, 1921, and departed this life June 16, 1998 at his home near
On January 17, 1942, Ralph was united in
marriage with Ada May Drake, and to this union two sons, and
four daughters were born, all surviving. His wife Ada May
passed away November 14, 1978.
Ralph entered the United States Army in
1942, and was Honorably Discharged on November 23, 1943.
Ralph was employed with the Frisco Railroad
and later with Civil Service at Fort Leonard Wood, as an armored
On August 17, 1947, Ralph professed his
faith in Jesus Christ, was baptized and became a member of the
Stoutland Christian Church under the ministry of Rev. Charles
Davis. He was also a member of the American Legion in Stoutland.
He is survived by two sons, Henry and Bill
Wilson, both of Lebanon; four daughters, Donna Darling and
Delores Burgess, both of Lebanon, Roberta Whitcomb of Austin,
Texas and Elizabeth Wilson of Springfield, Missouri; one sister
Josephine Alexander of St. James, Missouri; fifteen
grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren; other relatives
and a host of friends.
Ralph is also preceded in death by his
parents and one great granddaughter, Jamie Sadler.
Interment, Stoutland Cemetery, Colonial Funeral Chapels
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Rebecca (McCommis) Wilson was born near Stoutland, MO on January 28, 1861.
She died May 22 at her home near Sleeper. She was married to W
J Wilson on May 21, 1890.
union eight children were born. Three died in infancy. She is
survived by her husband and five children, Mrs. Ida Cromer near
Lebanon, Mrs. Lillie Young of Camdenton, Mrs. Letha Wilson of
the home address who is an invalid. She also leaves ten
grandchildren and two brothers and one sister, Joe McCommis and
Mrs. Elmon Lee of Stoutland and Marion McCommis of Texas County.
She was a
loving wife and mother and kind neighbor. She was loved by all
who knew her. She will be sadly missed in the home. Burial was
that the Honey Cemetery near Stoutland beside the children.
Lebanon Rustic, 14 June 1934. Transcribed by: Carrie Tuck
Sidney Frederick Wilson, IV, son of Sidney F. “Pete” Wilson, III
and Sherry Louise Wilson, was born August 4, 1981, in Lebanon,
Missouri. He departed this life Thursday, May 12, 2005, from
injuries received in an automobile accident, near Stoutland,
Missouri, at the age of twenty-three years, nine months, and
On December 3, 1999, he was united in marriage to Deidre Watson,
and to this union two sons were born.
Sidney is survived by his wife, Deidre, of Lebanon, Missouri;
two sons, Sidney F. Wilson, V, and Benjamin Michael Wilson, both
of Lebanon, Missouri; his parents, Sidney “Pete” and Sherry
Wilson, of Stoutland, Missouri; a sister, Peggy McClure, of
Stoutland, Missouri; a number of nieces and nephews; his
maternal grandparents, Henry and Peggy Wilson, of Stoutland,
Missouri; his paternal grandfather, Richard Wilson, of Port St.
Lucie, Florida; his paternal grandmother, Fay Wilson, of
Lynchburg, Virginia; his paternal great-grandmother, Adola
Wilson, of Mason City, Iowa; as well as a host of other
relatives and many friends.
He was raised in the Stoutland, Missouri area and attended
Stoutland Schools. He worked in the construction business with
his father for several years, and then drove a truck before
taking his current job at Bear Trailer Company. He was very
active in the Stoutland community and was particularly involved
with the Stoutland Fire Department.
Sidney made his profession of faith in Christ on September 24,
1995, and was baptized on October 1, 1995.
He liked sports, especially basketball and baseball, and enjoyed
listening to country music and dancing. He also liked cars of
all kinds. He lived life to the fullest, was a bit of a rebel,
and enjoyed being with people.
Sidney will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by all of
his family and many friends. We celebrate his life and all that
he accomplished in his short lifetime and will treasure the
memories he created for his family and friends
be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, May 16, 2005, in the Holman-Howe
Chapel. Burial will be in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery, near
Sleeper, Missouri. Visitation will be Sunday from 4 - 5:30 p.m.
under the direction of Holman-Howe Funeral Home of Lebanon,
Missouri. A memorial has been established and contributions may
be made through the funeral home.
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