Deloris J. Wilson, nee English, 91, of New Athens, IL, born January 19, 1930 in Herrin, IL, passed away Sunday July 18, 2021 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL. Deloris retired from St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville, IL.
Mrs. Wilson was preceded in death by her parents; Netter and Flora (Jernigan) English, her husband of 28 years; Edward T. Wilson, whom she married in Freeburg, IL in 1948 and who passed away January 1, 1977, brothers; Harvey, James and Bill English, sisters; Gloria Schiff, Thelma Larwinski and Margaret Schmittling and son-in-law; Gilbert Winkelman.
Deloris is survived by her children; Edward (Sharon) Wilson, Jr., Melody Winkelman, Steve (Denise) Wilson and Gloria Weissert, eight grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild and many nieces and nephews.
In keeping with Mrs. Wilson’s wishes, cremation will take place.
Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children.
Private family services will be held.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements.