Wednesday, March 14, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel, 500 S. Main Street in Vandalia, Missouri 63382
Officiating will be: Rev. Bob Balwanz.
Music provided by: Calvin Hull - soloist; Vernelle Hull - pianist.
Interment will be in the East Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Mexico, Missouri.
Pallbearers: grandsons and granddaughters, Brian Flowers, Scott Flowers, Aaron Wilson, Keith Flowers, Lynn Flowers and Andrea Liber.
Mary Ivern (Bailey) Wilson passed away at 5:40 a.m. on Monday, March 12, 2007 at the Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia, Missouri. Ivern was a 1935 graduate of Perry High School and in 1941 married Milford Wilson. While living in the Perry area, Ivern worked for a short time at the Perry Telephone Company. The family moved to Farber in 1952 and Ivern worked at Callen's Market for several years and she owned a restaurant in Farber for a year. Ivern worked at the Wal-Mart Store in Mexico from 1975 until her retirement in 1986. She was an active member of the Farber Baptist Church and she had also enjoyed helping with the Farber Community Betterment, Farber PTA and the Farber Senior Citizens Group. Ivern enjoyed quilting and sewing.
Born: January 28, 1917 in Perry, Missouri the daughter of Albert E. and Lena (Wasson) Bailey.
Married: Milford Wesley Wilson on January 18, 1941 in Mexico, Missouri; he preceded her in death on Septmeber 2, 1958.
Survivors include: two sons, Milford "Bailey" and wife, Mary Lou Wilson of Johnson, Iowa; James Fredrick "Freddie" and wife, Donna Wilson of rural Laddonia, Missouri; two daughters, Marilynn Jean and husband, Thomas Flowers of Farber, Missouri; Anna Lee Flowers of Farber, Missouri; eight grandchildren, Kelli Wilson, Craig Wilson, Brian Flowers, Scott Flowers, Aaron Wilson, Andrea Liber, Lynn Flowers and Keith Flowers; seven great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by: husband, Milford and one sister, Alberta Wilson.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to the Farber Library.