Ceola Irene Wilson

Published 11:22 am Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Mrs. Ceola Irene Wilson, 82, died on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016 at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem.

She was born June 28, 1934 in Davie County, to the late Andrew and Dora Turner Wilson. She was educated in the public schools of Davie County, and worked as a private sitter. She retired as a CNA for the CAP Program of Davie County. She was a dedicated life member of Piney Grove AME Zion Church, where she served on the Usher Board, Senior Choir, Mass Choir, and Stewardess Committee. “C Baby,” as she was affectionately called by her grandchildren, loved to work puzzles and care for her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wade Wilson; 4 sisters, Fannie, Novela, Mary, and Octavia; 6 brothers, John, Joe, Harvey Lee, Robert, Matthew, and Benjamin; and a son-in-law, Olander Cuthrell.

Survivors: 4 sons, Barry Wilson, Wade Wilson, David Wilson and Keith Wilson, all of Mocksville; 3 daughters, Sheila and Alphonso Keaton of Cleveland, Deeddra Scott and Venessa Cuthrell, both of Mocksville; a special friend who was like a daughter, Shanlyn Parsons; 17 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Funeral service was held Sunday, Sept. 11 at 3 p.m. at Piney Grove AME Zion Church in Harmony. The Rev. Darrin Potts officiated and burial followed in the church cemetery. The family received friends at the church one hour before the service.