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Rylie Madison Wilson, passed away Monday, December 17, 2012 in her home, in Ozark, after a 3 year battle with cancer. She was born to Scott Manley and Latisha Wilson, in Bolivar, November 3, 2004. She attended second grade at North Elementary School, in Ozark. Her family describes her as a very happy girl, always smiling. Rylie was very outgoing. Her joy and positive attitude was very contagious. She was always thoughtful of others, and always took on the "big sister" roll. Rylie was tough and a fighter. She bounced back after difficult procedures and surgeries, much to amazement of medical staff and family. Rylie was a blessing to all who knew her, and will be greatly missed.
Rylie is survived by her mother, Latisha Wilson, of Ozark, her father Scott Manley, of Bolivar, Brother Gaberial Silvers, of Ozark, grandparents Randy Wilson, and wife Katy, of Ozark, Dan and Sheila Downen, of Sparta, Kim Manley, of Cross Timbers, great grandparents Ronald and Lela Mawhiney, of Ozark, Patty and Robin Wood, of Collins, Twyla Fenton, of Nixa, an Aunt Lexus Mabrier, Nixa, uncle Lance Wilson, of Springfield, cousins James and Alaina Fox, of Nixa, Steven Fox, of Crosstimbers, and Bonnie Bryce, of Ozark.
Rylie is preceded in death by her great uncle, Mike Wilson.
A visitation will be held Thursday, December 20, 2012, from 6: 00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Adams Funeral Home, Nixa. Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 21, 2012, at2:00 P.M. in the Funeral Home. Burial is to follow at McConnell Cemetery, Nixa.
Memorial donations may be made in lieu of flowers to Latisha Wilson, for funeral expenses.
Published in the News-Leader on Dec. 18, 2012