Druzilla Wilson, of Prince George, was 83 years young when she passed away on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, but was a fighter to the end.
Born in Beaver, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Lula Ecklund Hamilton. She was preceded in death by a brother, James Hamilton, and a grandson, George Aaron Sims. Her passions were a deep love of family, friends and golf.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, John Arthur Wilson; four daughters, Vickie Vaden and husband, Dan, of Providence, N.C., Sandy Sims and husband, George, of Prince George, Bonnie Davis and husband, Richard, of Monroeville, Ala., and Peggy Tiderman and husband, Mark, of Beaver, Pa.; a son, Jay Wilson and wife, Denise, of Beaver, Pa.; nine grandchildren and their loving spouses; 18 great-grandchildren; two brothers and their loving spouses, Joe Hamilton and wife, Barbara, of Beaver Falls, Pa., and Gary Hamilton and wife, Nancy, of Franklin, Va.; a brother-in-law and his loving spouse, Ben Wilson and wife, Carol, of Sutherland, Va.; a sister-in-law and her loving spouse, Jane Smyda and husband, Joe, of Beaver, Pa.; many nieces, nephews and numerous special friends.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the "Zella Wilson Memorial Fund" to the National MS Society, a cause important to our family. Zella has a granddaughter diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and finding a cure is near and dear to her heart. To donate, go to www.nationalmssociety.org/donate
for a one-time honor/memorial gift. Arrangements by the Petersburg Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory, 3935 S. Crater Road. Condolences may be registered at www.ealvinsmall.com