Freda Jones Wilson, 84, of Quartzite, Ariz., and formerly of La Grande, died May 10 at her home. Burial was at the Cove Cemetery. Loveland Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Wilson was born June 14, 1921, to Jedediah Lunt and Genevieve Mitchell Jones in Cedar City, Utah. On August 13, 1935, she married Simeon Presley Wilson in Maysvale, Utah. She worked as a licensed practical nurse before her retirement. She was a member of the Seventh-day-Adventist Church and enjoyed sewing.
Survivors include children, Presley Duane Wilson of Boise, Freda Carol Meharry of Meridian, Idaho, and Georgia Lorraine Vaughan of Quartzsite; a sister, Thurma Brown of Upland, Calif., three half-sisters; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Her husband and four sisters died earlier.
The Observer Online, week ending June 3, 2006 Published June 5, 2006