85, died Thursday in Sublimity. She was born in Duncan, Oklahoma
and grew up there. Lois moved to Oregon in the 1940s, where
she worked at the Paris Woolen Mill in Stayton. She married John
C. Wilson on January 10, 1948 in McMinnville, he preceded her in
death on December 25, 2007.
Lois was a lover of
the God of Creation, among the things she enjoyed most were,
beach combing, bird watching, hiking, camping and late night
talks. She had time for people, she refused to speak badly of a
person. Lois loved children and poured her life into them. She
was the mother of 4 sons and wife of a career sailor-soldier.
Lois lived well and died well. She did as much good as she could
for as long as she could. Lois is absent from the body but
present with the Lord Jesus. God is good and his promises are
She lived in Albany
and Waldport for many years before moving to Sublimity 6 years
ago. Lois was a member of the 1st Baptist church of Waldport.
She is survived by sons and daughter in laws: Jim and Diana
Wilson of West Linn and Gordon and Martha Wilson of Stayton, and
son Kelly Wilson of Noble, Oklahoma. Grandchildren -7 and
great-grandchildren 12. She was preceded in death by a son:
Albert Lynn Wilson in 1973.
Viewing will be
Monday, December 22, 2008 from 12-5 PM at North Santiam Funeral
Service in Stayton. Funeral Service will be Tuesday, December
23, 2008 at 10:00 AM at Foothills Church in Stayton.
Contributions may be made to Willamette Valley Hospice. Serving
the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.