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Ellen Brenda Lee Wilson

d. August 19, 2014


Friday, August 22, 2014 from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia.


Saturday, August 23, 2014 graveside services at 11:30 a.m. at the Arroll Cemetery in Arroll, Missouri.
Officiating will be: Gary W Rahmeyer
Music provided by:
Interment will be in the Arroll Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Chris Sutton and Charles Kaufman. Honorary pallbearers: Jesse Glenn Kaufman and Wilson Finley Kaufman.

Brenda Lee Ellen (Finley) Wilson passed away unexpectedly at 3:40 a.m. on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at her home in Vandalia. Brenda grew up in the Morton, Illinois area and attended schools there. She worked for the Pekin Newspaper before becoming a full time homemaker. Brenda and husband, Larry moved to the Warrenton area several years ago. This past year, Brenda moved to Vandalia to be closer to her two grandsons that she enjoyed and loved so much. She and Larry enjoyed camping and fishing, traveling to Florida and Colorado and spending time with children and grandchildren.

Born: April 14, 1958 in Peoria, Illinois the daughter of Harold Glen and Berdina Teresa (Belew) Finley.

Married: Larry Glenn Wilson in Morton, Illinois on September 11, 1976; he preceded her in death on December 8, 2010.

Survivors include: two daughters, Jessica L. and husband, Chris Sutton of Warrenton, Missouri and April L. and husband, Charles Kaufman of Vandalia; one sister, Sandy Finley of Pekin, Illinois and her two "angel baby boys" grandson, Jesse Glenn Kaufman and Wilson Finley Kaufman.

Preceded in death by: husband, Larry; parents and grandparents.

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