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Claire Wilson

April 19, 2013
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

WILSON, Claire Marie, 87, of Sherrard, WV, died at home on Monday, April 15, 2013.

She was born in Sherrard on January 16, 1926, a daughter of the late Charles and Laura Fisher Wilson.

Claire graduated from Sherrard High School and was a member of the Allen Grove Presbyterian Church. She was a retired employee of Bumgardner and Co. and Cook Coffee Co., both in Wheeling.

Claire loved nature and the outdoors. She was an excellent cook and made the best pies, especially her family's favorite, lemon meringue.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Clifton Wilson; and a sister, Vera Gilmore.

Surviving are a brother, Kermit Wilson of Sherrard; nine nieces and nephews, Mark (Marguerite) Wilson of Glen Dale, WV, Ron (Carola) Wilson of Dunkirk, MD, Marianne (Pat) Philipps of Glen Dale, David (Elsie) Gilmore of Baraboo, WI, Sylvia (Robert) Jeffries of Bloomington, IN, Charles (Thaya) Gilmore of Orem, UT, Daniel (Sharon) Gilmore of Marietta, GA, Donald (Ann) Gilmore of Springville, AL, and Stephen Gilmore of Maryville, TN; numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.

Friends will be received from 5-8 p.m. Sunday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Ave., Moundsville, WV, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 22, 2013 with her nephew, Rev. David Gilmore officiating.

Interment in Halcyon Hills Memorial Gardens, Sherrard.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Allen Grove Presbyterian Church, Sherrard.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at www.altmeyer. com.

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