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Obituaries

Obituaries

Arlene Lucille Wilson 1919 - 2007 Lawrence

Funeral services for Arlene Lucille Wilson, 88, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Temple of Deliverance Church of God in Christ in Topeka. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Mount Hope Cemetery in Topeka.Mrs. Wilson died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, at her home.She was born March 12, 1919, in Topeka, the daughter of O'Neal and Rebecca Jackson Bolin. She moved from Topeka to Lawrence in 1993.Mrs. Wilson retired from food service and housekeeping after many years of service. She was a member of Praise Temple Church of God in Christ in Lawrence. She was an evangelist missionary for the Church of God in Christ. She received an honorary doctorate of divinity in 2007.She married Gordon Wilson on March 31, 1949, in Tacoma, Wash. He died June 3, 1993.She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Gwendolyn Gayle, in 2004, and a grandson, Kelvin Gayle, in 1992.Survivors include a sister, LaMerle McCoy, of the home; a granddaughter, Yolonda Newman; a great-granddaughter, Benee Grey; and a great-great-granddaughter, Leslie Grey.The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.The family suggests memorials to Midland Hospice Care, sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Wilson.