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Wilson, Myrtle Peck 1890-1975 Unadilla, NY

Wilson, Myrtle Peck 1890-1975 Unadilla, NY

Mrs. Myrtle Wilson

UNADILLA --- Mrs. Myrtle E. Wilson, 85, Unadilla, died unexpectedly Tuesday, March 18, 1975, at Fox Memorial Hospital, Oneonta, following a short illness.
Mrs. Wilson was born March 16, 1890 at Trout Creek, a daughter-in of John W. and Elizabeth (Bundy) Peck. She married Lester G. Wilson on July 2, 1913 at Garrattsville. Mr. Wilson died October 9, 1968.
The Wilsons owned and operated a dairy farm in Garrattsville for approximately 36 years. Following their retirement in 1955, they made their home in Unadilla.
Mrs. Wilson was a graduate of Unadilla High School, Class of 1909, and the training class of 1910. She taught school for several years.
She was a member of the Unadilla United Methodist Church; the WSCS; the WCTU, and was a former Sunday School teacher; a member of the Unadilla Senior Citizens Club; a former Seventh Degree member of Ouleanna Grange, and a member of Unadilla Grange.
She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Harold (Elizabeth) Hilts, Oneonta; a sister, Mrs. Mellin Hill, Delhi; a daughter -in-law, Mrs. Grace Wilson, New Lisbon; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral and committal services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, March 21, at the Unadilla United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Robert H. Darling, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be later in Evergreen Cemetery, Unadilla.
Friends may call at the Joyce Funeral Home at their convenience.

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