Rose E. Wilson, age 82 of Linn passed away Sunday, April 24, 2011 at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City.
Rose was born March 17, 1929 in Linn, a daughter to the late Waymon and Mary (Yates) Branson.
On July 6, 1956 Rose was united in marriage to Orville "Shorty" Wilson in Linn. He preceded her in death in 1982.
Prior to retiring Rose worked as a nurses aid at a nursing home in Linn. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Linn and enjoyed bird watching and spending time with her grandchildren.
Rose is survived by: two sons, Larry Wilson of Jefferson City and Terry and his wife Sandy Wilson of Linn; one brother, Oscar and his wife Joan Branson of Jefferson City; seven grandchildren, Julie, Christine, Matthew, Tara Lynne, and Derek Wilson and Jerad and his wife Shannon Preston and Jillian Roach and her husband Mike as well as three great grandchildren, Madison Backes, Chance Hardin and Jackson Preston.
In addition to her husband and parents, Rose was preceded in death by: six brothers, Frank, Leslie, Howard, Earl, Walter and Clifford Branson and three sisters, Laura Mitchem, Irene Farrington and Hazel Branson.
Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at Morton Chapel in Linn. Funeral Services will follow at 1:00 p.m with Rev. David Krueger officiating. Interment will be in Linn Memorial Park Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the donor's choice.