Margaret Nell Wilson


Margaret Nell Wilson, 91, of Tinley Park, IL formerly of Eldorado, passed away June 28, 2017.


Nell was born in Eldorado on July 3, 1925 to the late Guy Morgan and Chloe (Nash) Wallace. She was a member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, Tinley Park Genealogy Society and Saline County Genealogy Society. She worked for Financial Federal bank for 25 years. Was active in Bible Study, book club, poetry club and was treasurer of the Senior Living Facility where she lived. She loved her family and was the Wallace family genealogist.


She is survived by a sister, Louise Wilson of Eldorado and a sister-in-law Ruth Ellen Wallace of Harrisburg. Her nieces and nephews: Dick Wallace, Joan Kaywood, John Edwards, Martha Ann Howard, Beverly Petro, Jim Wallace Mary Kay Niemiec, Lisa Thomas, George Wilson, Nancy Morris and Chloe Ann Clore and numerous great and great-great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Lee Wilson, 2 brothers: Harry Wallace and James Wallace, 2 sisters Mary Emily Edwards and Martha Helen Williams and a nephew Jeff Edwards.


Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at the Watson Funeral Home at 1:00 PM. Rev Randy Plunkett officiating. Burial will be in Wolf Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be on Saturday from 11:00 AM until service time of 1:00 at the funeral home.


Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Arthritis Foundation and can be left at the funeral home.


On line condolences may be sent to the family at watsonfuneralhome

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