Elinore Jeannette Wilson


(Aug. 14, 2004)

Memorial services are scheduled at Union Presbyterian Church Wednesday, Aug. 18 at 10 a.m. for Elinore Jeannette Wilson, 89, who died Saturday, Aug. 14 at the Powell Valley Care Center.

The Rev. C. William Hassler will officiate. Cremation has taken place.

She was born Sept. 26, 1914, in Missouri, daughter of John Albert Baxter and Ruby (Stewart) Baxter. She attended Smithville High School in Smithville, Mo.

She moved with her family from Missouri to Powell and married Harry Wilson in Billings, Mont., on Dec. 17, 1938.

She worked for a number of years as a retail clerk at Bonner's Variety Store.

She was a member of the Presbyterian Church and served as a Sunday School teacher and superintendent of the Sunday School. She was an accomplished seamstress and enjoyed sewing and making Barbie Doll clothing.

Survivors include her husband, Harry Wilson, of Powell; two daughters, Alberta Jeanne Storeim (Jerry) of Greybull and Georganna Takacs (Jim) of Nome, Alas.; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers and one sister.

For those who wish, contributions to the E. Jeannette Wilson Memorial at Union Presbyterian Church would be appreciated by the family.