Dateline: October 16, 2008
were held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 14, 2008, in Robertson Chapel of
Memories, with Mark Wilson, son, officiating. Burial followed at Citizens
Cemetery in Clarendon. Services were under the direction of Robertson
Funeral Directors of Clarendon.
Wilson was born June 8, 1935, in Wellington to Wade and Archie McCarver
Wilson and was a resident of Amarillo before moving to Clarendon in 1976.
He worked in the automobile dealership business much of his life and then
later as a prison guard before his retirement. He married Mable Dean Brock
Porter on June 15, 1985, at Clarendon. He served in the US Marine Corp
during the Korean Conflict and was a member of the First Baptist Church in
was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Frankie Patterson.
include his wife, Mable Dean Wilson of Clarendon; four daughters, Kim
Leffew and husband Kelby of Amarillo, Kristi Ticer and husband Kerry of
Corpus Christi, Kathy Wilson of Corpus Christi, Jennie Owens and husband
B.J. of Clarendon; two sons, Mark Wilson and wife Rhonda of San Antonio,
Wade Porter and wife Kim of Amarillo; a sister, Linda Carruth and husband
Dennis of McAllen; a brother, Preston Wilson; 10 grandchildren, Zac,
Trevor, Jacey, Jarret, Heath, Kevin, Mandy, Hillary, Will, and Nan; and
three great grandchildren, Ryan, Kaitlyn, and Hope.
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