Leonard Wilson

Published 11:05 am Tuesday, March 8, 2011

PORT GIBSON — Leonard Wilson died Thursday, March 3, 2011, at River Region Medical Center. He was 75.

Mr. Wilson was preceded in death by a wife, Lucille “Willie Mae” Wilson; and his parents, Johnny Wilson and Ethel Nash Wilson.

He survived by his wife, Earnestine Wilson of Port Gibson; his stepmother, Ruby Lee Wilson of Port Gibson; three sons, Johnny Wyatt Sr., Andrea Wyatt and Leonard Wilson Jr., all of Port Gibson; two daughters, Mabel Brown of Chicago and Richelle Townsend of Southaven; two brothers, Johnny Wilson of Vicksburg and Everette Wilson of Phoenix, Ariz.; three sisters, Willie Ruth Wilson of Port Gibson, Belia Wilson of Gladstone, Mo., and Delia Monroe of Warner Robins, Ga.; and nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives, including Ollie Wells of Port Gibson.

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Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Jerusalem Baptist Church with the Rev. Eddie Walls officiating. Burial will be at McCay Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 until 6 p.m. Wednesday at Thompson Funeral Home in Port Gibson and Thursday at the church from 10 a.m. until the service.