Ardoin Funeral Home: Obituaries

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Wilfred Freeman Wilson Wilfred Freeman Wilson
(November 21, 1942 - December 22, 2013)

Elton-Wilfred Freeman Wilson, 71, passed away on December 22, 2013 at his residence surrounded by his family and friends. Funeral service will be held on Christmas Eve at 1 p.m. at Indian Bible Church. Rev. John Cernek will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery under the direction of Ardoin Funeral Home of Elton. The family will receive visitors Monday, December 23, 2013 at Ardoin Funeral Home of Elton between the hours of 3-9 p.m. A singing service will be held at 7 p.m. Visitation will resume at the funeral home on Tuesday, December 24, 2013 from 8 a.m. until time of service. Wilfred was a lifelong resident of Elton. He started working at the age of 15 for Savant Sawmill and Lumber in Indian Village. He retired from Tidex, Inc. after 30 years of service. His last employment was with Coby Construction, Inc. He enjoyed doing yard work and the outdoors. Wilfred was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He passed away on his 51st anniversary of marriage to his devoted wife, Myrna. Wilfred will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Survivors include his wife, Myrna Louise Abbey-Wilson of Elton; his son, Dennis Bel Wilson and wife, Mechelle and his daughter, Rebecca Jayne Knight and husband, Noel Edward, all of Elton; seven grandchildren, Joshua Chapman, Ang’el Skylar Wilson, Joseph McCrea, Allison McCrea, Mikailen McCrea, Kiara Veazie and Jakobe Veazie; six great grandchildren, Lyric Skye Wilson, Onyx Ace Wilson, Jarredyn Jace Duhon, Jaysten Khol Duhon, Audi Boyce McCrea, and Joshua Brent Chapman, Jr.; one brother, Manuel John; two sisters, Linda Laughlin and Lora Langley; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Wilfred is preceded in death by two sons, Elmer Wayne and Ang’el Jorge; his mother, Lycia John; and his brother, Alvin Wilson.