Anna Hildman Wilson, age 80 of Oneco, passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2016. She was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania to the late Walter Hildman and Bertha Kemerly Hildman on July 24, 1935. Anna attended Manatee County High School where she graduated in 1953. Family was Anna's love and joy. She loved all holidays, especially Christmas, where she would decorate her home to the nines and host her family with a very delicious home cooked meal. Anna enjoyed trips to Tennessee and the Carolinas where she enjoyed the changing of the season and all of the colors of fall. She would shop for hand crafted gifts for her family and friends. Anna was witty and vivacious, always ready with a joke to share. Anna is survived by her husband of 60 years Edwin Wilson; her three children, Scott Wilson and his wife Angie, daughter Rhonda Payne and fiancé Robert Graham, daughter Lisa McElroy and her husband Tyson; and three adoring grandchildren she loved dearly, Kira, Wesley and Joli. Anna was preceded in death by her parents and brother Lee Hildman. A celebration of Anna's life will be held on Friday, February 5, 2016 at Oneco United Methodist Church, 2112 53rd Avenue East, Bradenton. The family will receive friends and family at 5:00 PM with the services beginning at 6:00 PM. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to Oneco United Methodist Church. www.GriffithCline.com
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Published in The Bradenton Herald on Feb. 3, 2016