Laverl Wilson 1930 – 2013

Laverl Wilson, 83, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2013, at a Fort Worth Hospital with her loving family by her side.
The service was held Tuesday, June 11 at Cottondale Church of Christ. Interment followed at Boyd Cemetery. Memorials may be made to: Arthritis Foundation, 6080 South Hulen St. Ste 360-222, Fort Worth, TX 76132; or Alzheimer’s Association of North Central Texas, 2630 W. Freeway, Ste 100, Fort Worth, TX 76102-9845.
Laverl was born May 18, 1930, in Paradise to the late David Andrew and Esther May Pearson. She graduated from Springtown High School in 1947. She married the love of her life, Billy Wilson on Sept. 3, 1950. They were married for 33 years at the time of his passing. She retired after many years with the Springtown ISD. She loved sewing, cooking, gardening, cracking pecans with a hammer on the back porch and shelling peas. She had a servant’s heart and also enjoyed playing cards and dominoes. Her mother’s family were the founding members of the Cottondale Church of Christ. All of her grandchildren were baptized at the Cottondale Church of Christ.
Laverl was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Billy George Wilson; daughter, Evelyn Sue Wilson; and brother, David Andrew Pearson III.
Survivors include her daughters, Judy Lynn Dereta of Springtown and Debra Joyce Wakeland and husband, Joe of Waxahachie; grandchildren, Eric Shane Foster and Kari Kristine of Fort Worth, Meghan Nicole Dereta of Fort Worth and Joe Wilson Wakeland of Paradise; sister, Estelee Faris Romer of Arlington; numerous nieces and nephews; and beloved pets, Oscar, Fred, Emma and Zoe.
The Azle News,
June 12, 2013 Edition