Wilson, Edythe

March 28, 1932 ~ December 18, 2023

WILSON, Edythe Willena (nee Mills) – Age 91, formerly of Brigden, passed away on Monday, December 18, 2023 at Bear Creek Terrace, Petrolia. Beloved wife of the late Ross Wilson (2015). Loving mother of the late Frederick Thomas Wilson (1954), Deborah (John) Barrett, the late Wayne Wilson (1975), Calvin (Cheryl) Wilson, Delores Wilson. Cherished grandmother of Shawn, Robert (Melanie), Kara (Scott), Michael (Tara), Jessica (Tim), Matthew (Shelbie), great-grandma to Kailey, Carsin, Averi, William, Frazer, Kaitlyn, Finn, Tate and the late Sherri (1979). Dear sister of the late Shirley (Stan) Freer of Petrolia, late Murray (Pat) Mills of Brigden, the late Gary Mills, Corrine (Jerry) Kinsman from Sarnia, Gloria (Ken) LaPierre from Alberta. Daughter of the late Fred and Pelma Mills. Edythe was a member of the Eastern Star for 70 years, spent many years volunteering with the Brigden Fair Homecraft Division and was a leader with the 4H. The family wishes to extend their sincere gratitude to the staff at Fiddick’s Nursing Home/Bear Creek Terrace Retirement Home for the care and compassion shown to Edythe.

Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS on Thursday, December 21, 2023 from 1:00 until the time of the funeral service at 3:00pm.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Brigden United Church.

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  1. On behalf of the Bradley family from Knox-Dawn, sincere condolences. We all went to school at #11 Dawn with the Mills kids. Edythe and Shirley were friends with my sister Lois.
    Lois(2023), Bruce, Earl(2020), Elaine

  2. Sincere sympathy to the family of Edythe Wilson and the Mills family on the passing of Edythe. I enjoyed working with her at the Brigden fair, always lots of laughs. Marie Sheppard

  3. Our deepest sympathy and condolences to Deborah Calvin Delores and the entire Wilson family
    Dave and Mary Steadman

  4. Doug and I send deepest sympathies to the entire Wilson family on the loss of mom/grandma. May her memory always remain a treasure in your hearts.

  5. So sorry to hear that you have lost such a special
    Lady in your lives. Remembering her as a neighbour “just down the fourth”. My sincere sympathy to you all.

  6. Calvin and family our deepest condolences on the passing of Edith losing a parent is hard an around the
    holidays even harder she will be forever in you heart and guiding from above .

  7. My dearest Aunt, you were such a leader to me in so many ways you didn’t take any shit and definitely the farm help. You taught me so many things from crafts to painting cooking and so many memories. You had the patience to teach always. I’m glad I got to see you before you took your new journey. Always loved and never forgotten love Teresa your niece

  8. Deb,Delores,Calvin deepest sympathy for the loss of Edith she was a great lady and friend to my mom Donna Oliver Linda japp and Donna oliver

  9. my condolences to the family on the loss of a long time neighbour and Brigden United Church member

  10. Deepest sympathies in the passing of Edith. She’s a big part of my childhood memories in Brigden and at the United Church. Hugs to each of you.

  11. Alan and I want to express our sympathy of the passing of Edyth. It is hard loosing the last parent. May God give all of you comfort at this time.