Obituaries

Obituaries

Fernita I. Wilson 1922 - 2007 De Soto

Graveside services for Fernita I. Wilson, 85, De Soto, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at De Soto Cemetery.Mrs. Wilson died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007, at Hillside Village in De Soto.She was born July 22, 1922, in Wamego, the daughter of Henry Franklin and LaVerna Alena Monte Griffith.Mrs. Wilson was a homemaker and also worked for a cookie factory and airplane manufacturing plant.Survivors include three daughters, Cheryl Bland, Peoria, Ill., Donna Wilson, Eudora, and Kathy Wilson Albers, Rogersville, Mo.; three sons, Ralph Richard Kemper, Loyal E. Arms, El Paso, Texas, and Gregory Wilson, Millersburg, Ohio; 20 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter.The family will greet friends from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary Eudora Chapel. The family suggests memorials to the American Diabetes Association or Heart of America Hospice, sent in care of the mortuary. Online condolences may be sent at <a href='http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Wilson.