Esther N. Wilson, age 84, of Reeds, Mo., passed away Feb. 13, 2013 at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin, Mo.
She was born June 25, 1928 in Jasper County, Mo., to Alfred and Mildred (Laub) Baker. She was a homemaker and was a member of the Center Point Christian Church, and the Jolli Neighbors Extension Club.
Esther was united in marriage to Warren "Dick" Wilson on June 20, 1948 at Carthage, Mo. He preceded her in death on Jan. 23, 2007. Survivors include one son, Phil Wilson, Reeds, Mo., one daughter, Ann Knell of Carthage, Mo., two sisters, Gladys Cunningham, Mt. Vernon, Mo., and Wilma Hart of Springfield, Mo., five grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Dick, two brothers, Donald Baker and Leonard Baker and one sister, Martha Buster, one great-grandson, Mason Heese and one great-granddaughter, Landree Heese.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 at Center Point Christian Church. Burial will be in Fasken Cemetery . The family will receive friends Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 from 1 p.m. till service time at the church.
Memorial contributions can be made to Cookson Hills. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Weng Funeral Chapel, Jasper, Mo.