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Cecil Wilson

Published: Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 2:13 p.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013 2:14 p.m. CDT

PRINCETON — Cecil Burdette Wilson, 95, of Princeton died at 4:19 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, at Colonial Hall in Princeton.

Born April 30, 1918, in Wyanet Township to Glenn Burdette and Verna Marie (Schmidt) Wilson, he married Margaret McDowell Nov. 26, 1938, in Clinton, Iowa. She died June 6, 1987.

Surviving is one son, James Wilson of Princeton.

He was a lifetime farmer.

He was a member of Flying Farmer's and Bethel Baptist Church in Princeton.

He was also preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Oretha Strachan.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Elm Lawn Memorial Park, Princeton, with the Rev. Tim Batchelor officiating. Burial will be in Elm Lawn Memorial Park.

There will be no visitation.

Memorials may be directed to Colonial Hall in Princeton.

The Grant-Johnson Funeral Home, Princeton, is in charge of arrangements.

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