Funeral services for Adolphus Mathew Wilson, 82, who died September 18 at a local hospital, were held Saturday at the Moser & Egger Chapel. Burial was in Highland Cemetery. Mr. Wilson, born September 10, 1869 in Rogerville, Tenn., had lived in this community for the past 14 years.
He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Mary Garman of Oakland, Calif., and Mrs. Julia Stewart of North Bend, Ore.; a son, Don Wilson of Colville; two sisters, Victoria Johnson of Rogerville and Mrs. Sarah Long of Churchill, Tenn.; a brother Tom of Colville; seven stepdaughters, Mrs. Katherine Spears of Yakima, Mrs. Lue Sage, Mrs. Anna Hansen, Mrs. Margaret Schierman, Mrs. Carrie Modrell, all of Tacoma; Mrs. Eva Woods of Burns, Ore., Mrs. Alice Witte of Ft. Worth., Tex.; four stepsons, Reser Morefield of Ellensburg, Robert Morefield of Wilnona, Roy Morefield of Grangeville, Tenn., Sam Morefield of Colville; nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Paul Just, Amos Slentz, Floyd White, Burr Mosby, Larry Daylie, Frank Newton.
Colville Statesman Examiner, September 28, 1951
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman