Jane Wilson

Published 2:54 pm Thursday, January 6, 2022

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Jane Wilson, 75 of Bainbridge, Georgia, formerly of Campbell and surrounding areas, succumbed to ALS on Thursday, December 30, 2021, at her home in Bainbridge, Georgia.

Jane, daughter of J. D. and Agnes Mae (McCoy) Bledsoe, was born on Sunday, September 29, 1946, in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. She had a huge passion for her beloved Georgia Bulldogs and enjoyed watching the games with her family and friends. She was a business owner and was a member of the Faceville Baptist Church in Faceville, Georgia.

On February 19, 1964, in East St. Louis, Illinois, she was united in marriage to Jerry Don “Smokie” Wilson. He survives.

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Other survivors include her mother, Agnes Bledsoe and sister, Linda Bledsoe of Campbell; two daughters, Beth Sloan and husband, Mike of Bainbridge, Gale Wilson-Tyre and husband, Paul of Bainbridge; one son, Darian Wilson and wife, Katrina of Winder, Georgia; 13 grandchildren, Joey Sloan, Jeri Sloan, Luci Sloan, JW Goodman, Jr., Gus Goodman, Caleb Wilson, Coleman Wilson, Lane Wilson, Sara Shepard (Dustin), Jack Wilson, Mollie Wilson, Thomas Wilson, Zander Wilson; three great-grandchildren, Christopher Wilson, Sophie Shepard, Wyatt Dale Shepard.

She was preceded in death by her father, J.D. Bledsoe; son, Jerry Dale Wilson; and her grandchildren, Sara Jane, Katie June, Robert Paul and Susan Grace Sloan.

A Memorial Service will be held at Faceville Baptist Church, on Saturday, January 15, at 2:00 PM.

The Visitation and Funeral service were held on Sunday, January 2, and Monday, January 3, 2022, at Landess Funeral Chapel in Campbell with Reverend Shiela Boyles officiating. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery-Landess Addition in Campbell, Missouri.

Pallbearers: Sara Shepard, Joey Sloan, Mollie Wilson, Coleman Wilson, Luci Sloan, Lane Wilson and Zander Wilson.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The ALS Association Georgia Chapter, 5881 Glenridge Dr., Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30328, Phone (888) 636-9940

Landess Funeral Home of Campbell in charge of the arrangements.