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Bernadine E. Wilson


Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

28 Harding Ave., Jackson, Ohio 45640 / 202 Maple Ave.

Bernadine E. “Nannie” Wilson


Our mom, Bernadine E. Wilson passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, March 21st, 2023, surrounded by her family. She was born November 28th, 1922, in Richmond Dale, Ohio to the late Otho and Audra Wills.

She is survived by her daughter, Pamela (Thom) Federspiel; son, Hugh Wilson Jr. (Diane Richards), and Randall (Becky) Wilson; seven grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and great friend and caretaker, Grace Maxwell.

In addition to her parents, Bernadine was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh B. Wilson who passed in 1989; three sisters, Margie Drake, Pauline Triplett, and Phyllis Benson.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday, March 23rd, 2023, from 12-2PM at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. Funeral services will follow at 2PM with Pastor David McManus officiating. Burial will follow at Fairmount Cemetery. Online condolences may be left for the family at

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations honoring her love of reading to the Jackson City Library, 21 Broadway Street, Jackson, OH 45640.


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