Winna Belle Castleberry Wilson CHILDRESS- Winna Belle Castleberry Wilson, age 81, went to be with Jesus Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013 in Lubbock. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in Childress with Rev. John Givens and Rev. Randy Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Childress Cemetery. Winna was born Oct. 31, 1931 in Childress to J.V. and Georgia Castleberry. She married William Leon Wilson on June 17, 1950. Winna's joys in life were serving God, her family, music, and teaching others. She led numerous people to the Lord, being an example to her children and grandchildren. She had the Winna Wilson School of Music and taught music and piano beginning at the age of twelve until June of this year. Winna was known for teaching the Word and playing piano in every town they lived. Many times she verbalized her mission field from the piano bench. Winna will be missed by all who loved and knew her, but her music will live forever. She had many doctors and nurses who cared for and loved her. They mourn her death and celebrate her eternal life in Heaven. She was preceded in death by her parents, J.V. and Georgia Castleberry; husband, Leon Wilson; brother, LaNoel Huck Castleberry; and nephews, Charles and Chris Castleberry. Survivors include her son, Van Wilson and wife Carolyn; son, Dan Wilson and wife Lisa; daughter, Ann Morris; daughter, Jan Woods, all of Lubbock; and son, Randy Wilson and wife Becky of Childress; son, Dr. Scott Myers and wife Susan of Wichita Falls; sister-in-law, Wana Castleberry of Childress; brother-in-law, Joe Jr. Wilson of Vernon; sister-in-law, Melba Helm and husband Albert of Childress; 13 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to Carey Baptist Church, 7394 Loop 328, Childress, TX 79201.
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Aug. 20, 2013