Emma Jean Wilson of Newburg passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at the age of 81 years. Emma Wilson was born September 29, 1930 in Newburg, Missouri the daughter of Fred Edward Cooper and Nora Olive “Doyle” Cooper. Emma Cooper married James William Wilson on August 27, 1951 they celebrated 60 years together. Emma Wilson enjoyed cooking, embroidering, watching the Waltons on TV, canning and shopping. Emma Wilson was preceded in death by her parents, her son George Robert (Bob) Wilson, her sister, Maxine Haven.
Emma Wilson is survived by her husband Bud Wilson of Newburg, a son Bill Wilson and wife Marline of Newburg, 3 daughters, Joyce Montsoglou and husband Alex of South Dakota, Brenda Hayes of Newburg, Nora Lewis and husband Kim of St. James; 10 Grandchildren, David, Jay, Samantha, Daphne, Maria, Nefeli, Eleni, Courtney, Adam, Collin; 6 great grandchildren, her brother, Joseph E. Cooper and wife Betty of Maplewood, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be Thursday, January 19, 2011 from 5:00pm till 8:00pm at the Teague And Sons Funeral Home in Newburg. The funeral service will be Friday, January 20, 2011 at 11:00am at the Teague And Sons Funeral in Newburg, Missouri. Interment will be at the Newburg Cemetery in Newburg, Missouri. All arrangements were made under the direction of the Teague And Sons Funeral Home.