July 19, 1931 - April 21, 2019
Reverend Vernon Wilson went to be with the Lord on Resurrection Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Athens, Georgia at the age of 87. Reverend Wilson is survived by his wife of nearly 69 years, Mildred Perry Wilson; son, Ronald Wilson (Marlene); 3 grandchildren, Israel Wilson, Larry Venable and Josh Wehunt Wilson; 5 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren; his sister, Maxine Smith; his brother, Charles Wilson and numerous nieces and nephews. He was born on July 19, 1931 in Marion County, Georgia to Wiley Daniel Wilson, Sr. and Belle Johnson Wilson. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Roberta Wilson Venable; his son, Rickey Wilson; his great granddaughter, Christina Hamilton; his parents, Wiley and Belle Johnson Wilson; his sister Elise Wilson Kimbrel; brothers, Wiley Wilson, Jr., Herchel Wilson, Dorsey Wilson and Floyd Wilson. Reverend Wilson was a minister of the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ for 70 years. He pastored at The Jersey Holiness Church, The Braswell C.H. Church, The Union Point C.H. Church, The Welcome Avenue C.H. Church and the Yonah C.H. Church. The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at Little-Ward Funeral Home in Commerce, Georgia. The Funeral will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Reverend Wilson will lie in state at the River of Life C.H. Church in Nicholson, Georgia from 1:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M., with a celebration of life beginning at 2:00 P.M. Bishop Ronald Wilson, Reverend Kenneth Vanderford, Reverend Jimmy Peck, and Reverend Scott Ledbetter will officiate the ceremony. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Reverend Vernon Wilson’s life. Burial will follow in the Howington Cemetery in Nicholson, Georgia. The family would like to thank the many friends and family who have visited and cared for their beloved father and grandfather over these past several months. Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce is in charge of arrangements.
Reverend Vernon Wilson went to be with the Lord on Resurrection Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Athens, Georgia at the age of 87. Reverend Wilson is survived by his wife of nearly 69 years, Mildred Perry Wilson; son, Ronald Wilson (Marlene); 3 grandchildren,... View Obituary & Service Information
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