2010-01-28 / Obituaries

Ila Mae Wilson O’Neal

March 17, 1924 - January 18, 2010

Ila Mae Wilson O’Neal, age 85, of Lexington, Texas passed away peacefully at Country Care Plex, Giddings, Texas on January 18, 2010. A native of Franklin County, Arkansas she was the daughter of the late Herbert C. Wilson and Nettie O. Codington Wilson. In addition to her parents, brother Cleveland “Bill” Wilson and sister Lila Foster preceded her in death.

Ila was a wonderful mother to her three children and caring wife to her husband. She worked throughout her life in the food service and furniture industry to help support the family.

She had many friends and was always ready to lend a helping hand.

She is survied by her husband of 67 years, Russell Leslie O’Neal, daughters Nettie Eileen Merryman and husband John, Leslie Kay Brazzil and husband Mark, and son Russell Eric O’Neal and wife Cheryl, granddaughters Amiee O’Neal, April O’Neal and grandsons Austin O’Neal, Will Brazzil and Caleb Brazzil and seven great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews.

For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to the Mt. Hope Cemetery fund @ Jimmy O’Neal, 11008 Turkey Knob Road, Branch, Arkansas 72928 or Aseracare Hospice 1015 Main Street Bastrop, Texas 78602.

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