Patricia A. Wilson, 86, of Zanesville, died at 10:29 P.M. on Sunday, January 4, 2015, at Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital. She was born December 15, 1928, in Zanesville, a daughter of the late William Morris and Reba Hobbs Morris Simpkins. She was a member of First Christian Church, where she was very involved, and had worked for Krogerâ€™s and Nickles Bakery. Patricia was an avid painter, using oil, acrylics, and toll painting. She had a passion for creating crafts and giving them all away to friends and family.
Surviving are a son, David (Jan) Wilson of Cumberland; a daughter, Rebecca (Jon) Gaylord of Zanesville; six grandchildren, J.D. (Amy) Wilson, Danielle (Mike) Mathers, Joshua (Alissa) Wilson, Bryan (Michelle) Gaylord, Maggie (Don) Palko and Katherine (Shawn) Gibbs; fifteen great grandchildren; and two special friends, Dorothy and Mickie.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Harold James Wilson, who died November 17, 2003; and a son Jamie Morris Wilson.
Friends and family may call from 2:00-4:00 P.M. & 6:00-8:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 6, 2015, at the BOLIN-DIERKES FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 1271 BLUE AVENUE, ZANESVILLE, and one hour prior to the funeral at the church. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, January 7, 2015, at First Christian Church, 3000 Dresden Road, Zanesville, with Rev. Dawn Remster officiating. Following the service, a dignified cremation will take place and she will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband at Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery, Zanesville.
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