Castelia Clark Wilson, 102, widower of the late Herman Wilson, died Friday, May 22, 2020 at her home. Born on April 10, 1918 in Sumter County, she was the daughter of the late Robbie and Ada Abraham Clark. She was educated in the public schools of Sumter County and accepted Christ into her life and became a member of Mount Moriah United Methodist Church. She later left Sumter and pursued a career in New York City. It was there she met and married the late Herman Wilson and became a respected soloist for the Emanuel A. M. E. Church. After her return to Sumter, she returned to Mount Moriah and began her life’s work for the Lord. She was very inspirational there after joining the Senior Choir and soon after started the Junior and Children’s Choir. She also was awarded many outstanding rewards in recognition of her services. She leaves to cherish her memories: two children, James (Loretta) Wilson of Sumter and Catherine (Mike) Felder of Syracuse, NY; two sisters, Lucille Rogers of Sumter and Lillie Seanna Nelson of Brooklyn, NY; seven grandchildren; three great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The family is receiving relatives and friends at the home, 706 Brockenton Street, Sumter. Graveside Services will be held 12 noon, Friday, May 29, 2020 at Mt. Moriah United Methodist Church, 1379 Swimming Pen Road, Mayesville, with the Rev. Franklin Garrett, pastor of Mt. Moriah United Methodist Church, presiding, and the Rev. Willie Lawson, Eulogist. The procession will leave the home at 11:20 a. m.
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