Mrs. Grace Lillian Wilson (Fowler), resident of Campbell, California, for over sixty years died peacefully on Sunday, March 10, 2013, at Grays Harbor Community Hospital in Aberdeen, Washington of causes incident to age. She was 92 years old.
Grace was born in Bellefonte (Boone Co.) Arkansas on September 6, 1920, a daughter of the late Burge Fowler and Dora Ann Blackwood. She moved to Santa Clara, California in 1940. She was married to Calvin Dunn Wilson on July 11, 1942, in Santa Clara, California. Grace was a beloved wife, mother, aunt, cousin, sister and friend. She was preceded in death by all nine of her siblings, and two of her children (Barbara Ann Stoddard (Wilson) and Susan Louise Skalland (Wilson) in addition to her husband who died in 1976. She is survived by her daughters, Lynda Lee Grant and Debra Kay Hodgkin; and her son James Thomas Wilson; 22 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren.
Grace was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormon) for 46 years. During World War II, Grace worked as a PBX telephone operator. Besides her faith, family and friends, Grace loved to read, garden and tend to her roses. She never retired! She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
The funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2013 in Saratoga, California at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints located at 19100 Allendale Ave. Saratoga, CA 95070 Internment will follow at Oak Hill Memorial Park. 300 Curtner Ave. San Jose, CA 95125.
To sign the online book of memories please visit www.harrisonfamilymortuary.com. Local arrangements by Harrison Family Mortuary of Aberdeen.