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"We are confident, I say, and will rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.
2 Corinthians 5:8
A Time to be Born..
Sister Leola Wilson was born Thursday, March 4, 1920 in Lee County, to the late Jessie "Jeff" Rouse and Mary Ella Wilson.
A Time to Live..
At an early age, Sister Leola joined New Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church where she served faithfully until she became ill. She attended the public schools of Lee County, and later married Mr. Ivory "He" Wilson.
A Time to Die..
On Saturday, March 21, 2020, Sister Leola slept away peacefully at her residence with her daughter at her side.
A Time to Mourn..
Sister Leola Wilson leaves to cherish her loving memories: her loving and devoted daughter of the home, Ann
and her daughter Ella of Lynchburg, South Carolina; three sons, Toney, Ivory (Verethid), and Jessie (Wanda), all of Baltimore, Maryland; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sons; James and O.C.; one daughter, Emma; two brothers, Howard and Joseph; and six sisters, Jessie Bell Moses, Isabella Washington, Elizabeth Washington, Ella Wilson, Hattie Washington, and Rebecca King.