Versie Mae Jones Wilson, 80, departed this earthly life on Thursday, November 1, 2012 at Tuomey Health Care System, Sumter. Born in Claxton, Georgia on December 29, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Richard “Dick” and Emma D. Williams Jones. Versie was the widow of Mack Wilson, Sr.
After relocating to Sumter, she joined Mechanicsville United Methodist Church, where she served as an usher and a member of the kitchen committee. She was a super cook. Her tasty meals will be truly missed.
She was a faithful and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was especially devoted to her grandchildren.
She retired from Carolina Furniture Company after years of services. She was also a cook with Sumter School District # 17.
Versie leaves to cherish her memories: a brother, Reverend Willie Jones of Sumter; an aunt, Ethel Catten of Sumter; six sons and four daughters, Mack (Elizabeth) Wilson, Jr. of Sumter, Ethel Mae (Rev. Matthew) Isaac of Lynchburg, Luvenia (Marion) Littles, Clyde (Betty) Wilson, Janie Washington, all of Sumter, Rev. James (LeVan) Wilson, Sr. of Columbia, Harold (Deborah) Wilson, Betty W. Porcher, both of Sumter, Matthew (Julia) Muldrow of Columbia, and Michael L. (Joyce) Wilson of Sumter; thirty two grandchildren; sixty seven great grandchildren; twelve great-great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held 12:00 noon, Monday, November 5, 2012 from the Mechanicsville United Methodist Church, 184 Lake Ashwood Road, Sumter, with the Rev. Kenneth N. Carter, pastor, eulogist, assisted by the Rev. James M. Wilson, Sr.
The family will receive friends at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Rev. Matthew and Ethel Mae Isaac, 142 Jefferson Street, Lynchburg.
The Remains will be placed in the church at 11:00 a. m.
The procession will leave from the home of her daughter and son-in-law at 11:15 a. m.
Floral bearers will be granddaughters.
Pall bearers will be grandsons.
Burial will be in the Mechanicsville United Methodist Church Yard Cemetery.