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Obituary: Mary Elizabeth Hayes Wilson

Mary Elizabeth Hayes Wilson, 94, died Thursday, August 8, 2013, at her home in Bristol, Tenn.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Edwin Holder Wilson Sr.; her parents, Richard Foster Hayes Jr. and Mary Alice Daniel Hayes; and her sibling babies, Richard Foster Hayes III and Alice Katherine Hayes.

Survivors include five children, Dr. Richard Hayes Wilson and spouse, Dr.Nancy Sherer, of Johnson City and Phoenix, Edwin Holder Wilson Jr. and spouse Eileen Wells, of El Dorado, Ark. and Knoxville, Melinda Lee Hart and spouse James Hart of Elizabethton, Christopher (Chris) Daniel Wilson and spouse, Debra Van Derveer of Brentwood, Tenn. and William Alexander (Alex) Wilson II and spouse, Robin Wilson of Knoxville; nine grandchildren, four great-grandchildren.

Mary Elizabeth was a graduate of Tennessee High (1936) and attended Virginia Intermont College.  She loved her family, playing bridge, her beautiful home and her pets, especially Graysilk. 

Her body has been donated for medical science and there will be no funeral services.

Condolences may be made at or memorials sent to the Humane Society, Holly Helps or a favorite charity.

08/29/13, Williamson Herald


Posted on: 8/21/2013


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