Obituaries -- May 29, 2014


Graveside services for Mr. Johnny Lynn Wilson were held on Saturday, May 17, 2014, 3:00 p.m., at Greenwood Cemetery in Teague. Rhesa Browning, Mr. Wilson?s son-in-law, officiated.

Mr. Wilson passed away on Thursday, May 15, 2014, at Providence Health Center in Waco. He was born in Wortham on June 14, 1936, but moved around numerous times as a child with his family. Mr. Wilson married Mary Elizabeth on September 5, 1971, and shared over forty-two years together.

Johnny worked from the age of 17 as a union boilermaker and then moved his family in 1978 to Teague where he was employed by the George R. Brown Partnership until he retired after 23 years.

Mr. Wilson was a Teague High School graduate with the Class of 1954 and received two Honorable Discharges from the United States Army.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Wilson of Teague; his son Wes Wilson and wife Lyn of Grand Prairie; his daughters Lisa Rider and husband Eric of Ennis, and Geraline Browning and husband Rhesa of Austin; his granddaughters, Madison Rider, Sidney Rider, Brooklyn Rider, Mary Browning, and Anna Browning; his grandson Asa Browning; other relatives and friends.

Mr. Wilson was preceded in death by his parents, John and Ruby Wilson and his brothers, W.H. Wilson and Travis Leon Wilson.

Please visit www.bowersfuneralhome.net to sign the memorial guestbook or to leave a message for the family.

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