La Grande, Oregon

Sylvia Wilson, 88, of La Grande died June 20 at a local care center. The funeral will begin at 2 p.m. Monday at Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh St.

Mrs. Wilson was born Sept. 10, 1917, to Mathew and Christina Elizabeth McNew Nooner in Salt Lake City. She married Robert Blacker who died an automobile accident. She later married Arthur R. Wilson in Sisters.

She was a member of the Church of the Open Bible and later the New Hope Church. She enjoyed embroidery, gardening, baking and playing bunko.
Survivors include children, Shirley Cox and Donna L. Frash, both of La Grande, and Judith Larsen of Eugene; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren and other relatives.

Her husband; five sisters; eight brothers; a granddaughter, Debbie Jean Frash, and stepson, Dwayne Wilson, all died earlier.

Memorials may be made to any charity in care of Daniels Chapel.

The Observer Online, Obituaries for the week ending June 24, 2006, Published, June 26, 2006