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Marge Wilson Williams

   Marge Wilson Williams went to be with the Lord on May 28, 2014. Marge was born July 14, 1923 to Rudolph and Milada Benys Pechacek in Crowell. She was married on May 18, 1946 in Vernon to Warren E. Wilson, who preceded her in death in 1993. She later married Jack Williams in 1995. He passed away in 2012.
   A visitation will be held at Sullivan Funeral Home on Friday, May 30, 2014 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.,  followed by a prayer service. Funeral mass will be celebrated at the Holy Family Catholic Church on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 11 a.m., with Father Joy Joseph officiating. Interment will follow at Wilbarger Memorial Park under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
   If Marge had to describe her life in just one word, that word would be BLESSED. “My family and church have always been so important to me, and God has been a part of everything I’ve done, everything I have.” Marge would have turned 91 in July. She enjoyed a life full of varied experiences and opportunities including a 26-year career in banking, working in the ministry, a career in catering for weddings, and operating Marge Wilson’s Gourmet Bon Appetite. She realized her talent when she began preparing salads and desserts at what was formerly The Cotton Patch in Vernon. She was best known for her German Chocolate Cake.
   She spent extensive volunteer hours in several areas as well as being a wife, mother, and grandmother. She served two terms as president of Red River Valley Museum, past president of the Federation of Church Women, served on the board of United Samaritan Services of Vernon, was a member and served as historian of the Optimist Club of Vernon and was named Optimist of the year 2000-2001. She was deeply involved in her work at Holy Family Catholic Church, as well as teaching Bible classes in both Quanah and Crowell and serving on the Diocesan Lay Ministries Program. She was in the Chaplaincy program at the Vernon MHMR also, where she was in charge of the girls’ dorm for two years.
   Those left to cherish her memories are two daughters, Camille Wilson of Vernon, Laura Wilson Beebe and husband David of El Dorado, Ark. ,and two sons, Tommy Wilson of Vernon, and Kyle Wilson and wife Heidi of Southlake,; three grandchildren, Wilson Beebe, Rebekah and Daniel Wilson, and seven step-children, Dan Williams of Dallas, David Williams of Frienswood,  John Williams of Houston,  Rebecca Woods of Statesboro, Ga., Lydia Mikesell of Ada, Mi., Mary Kathleen Musket of Falls Church, Va., Stephanie I Boswell of Bossier City, La., and 19 step-grandchildren. Marge is survived by a brother Leon Pechacek of Quanah and a sister, Dorothy Henderson of Wichita Falls. She was preceded in death by  a brother, Dan.
   Memorials may be made to the Warren Wilson Beacon Light Memorial Fund, % Holy Family Catholic Church 2200 Roberts St. Vernon, TX. 76384


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