Now I lay me down to sleep;
I pray thee, Lord, my soul to keep.
If I should die before I wake,
I pray Thee, Lord, my soul to take.
The management and staff of Sunset Memorial Chapel, Inc. sadly announce the earthly transition of Mrs. Betty J. Wilson of Sylacauga, Alabama. In her 81st season of life, she slept away in death, to be awaken in the bosom of Jesus on Thursday, October 24, 2013, while being a patient at Coosa Valley Medical Center in Sylacauga.
Betty J. Wilson was born in Talladega County on May 5, 1932 to the late M.L. Wilson and Jennie Wilson Gaddis.
She attended R.R. Moton High School. She was a member of Mountain Home Baptist Church, where she served as a faithful member on The Mother Board and Senior Choir.
She was preceded in death by her parents; M.L. Wilson and Jennie Wilson Gaddis, a daughter; Beverly Hospedales, seven brothers; Clisby Wilson, Shep Wilson, Henry Wilson, L.D. Wilson, Grady Gaddis, Billy Joe Gaddis, and Odell Wilson; six sisters; Katie Wilson, Geneva Wilson, Atheria Jemison, Louise Wilson, Christine Gaddis, and Ruth Jones.
She leaves to cherish her loving memories her son; Emmitt Shaw of Orlando, Florida; son-in-law; John Hospedales of Mount Vernon, New York, Grandchildren; Chinyere Hospedales, Jamequa Shaw, Kwesi (Penny) Hospedales, JaQuinn Shaw, Jamal Shaw, Kwame (Jessica) Hospedales, JaQuan Shaw and Yohance Hospedales; eleven great grandchildren, sisters; Sally Player of Sycamore, Alabama and Octavia Carmichael of Hempstead, New York, brother; Howard Gaddis of Sycamore, Alabama; a special friend Lennell Shaw, Apopka Florida and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
Please keep the Wilson family in prayer, as we reflect the gracious memories.