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Lavita Ruth Wilson


1934 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Lavita Ruth Wilson Obituary
POQUOSON - Lavita Ruth Wilson, 83, entered the gates of heaven to eternally be with our Lord Jesus Christ, in her "mother-in-law suite" at her daughter and son-in-law's home on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was a native and lifelong resident of Poquoson, and a school bus driver for Poquoson Public Schools for 50 years. She was a member of Messick Baptist Church. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Eugene Mason Wilson Sr.; parents, O'Leathia & Percy Williams; brother, Eddie Williams; sister, Bernice Webb; and grandson, Kevin Wilson. She is survived by her sons, Eugene M. "Gene" Wilson Jr. (Wanda), and Danny Wilson (Lori); daughters, Jodi Williams (Thurman), and Judi Burton (Glen); sisters, Goldie Miller (Rusty), and Bess Williams; ten grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; and her feline companions, Gabby, Baby, and the late Lucy Lou. The family will receive friends Monday, April 10, 11:00 AM-12:00 Noon, immediately followed by a Celebration of Ruth's life at noon led by Ben Wilson Jr., all at Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson. Interment will follow at Parklawn Memorial Park, Hampton. Family and friends will meet at her suite directly behind her daughter and son-in-law's home. "The family thanks the wonderful hospice nurses, Dannielle Wellbrock, Heather Trombley, Kenyana Moses, and Shanelle Ballah, Poquoson Police Officer Mike DeLuca, and the Poquoson Rescue Squad, for all their care and support." Online condolences to claytorrollins.com .
Published in Daily Press on Apr. 8, 2017
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