|Birth: ||Feb. 27, 1908|
|Death: ||Apr. 8, 2006|
Erma Wilson Kothe, 98, of Bellefontaine entered into rest on April 8, 2006, at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora.
She was born Feb. 27, 1908, in the Bluff Springs community, Webster County, to the late Everette J. Hood and Dora Lewis Hood. After graduating from Eupora High School, she married the Rev. J.V. Wilson.
She was a homemaker and a helpmate to her husband, who started the J.V. Wilson Leather Co. in Bellefontaine and served as pastor to several Southern Baptist churches in Calhoun, Choctaw and Webster counties. She loved growing flowers and often decorated her church with them.
After her first husband's death, she married Henry E. Kothe. They made their home in Bellefontaine and were faithful members of Fellowship Baptist Church. They were blessed to live together for 19-1/2 years before his death.
She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; her only son, Joe H. Hood; her only granddaughter, Scotti Wilson Doler; and two sisters, Zephye M. Crutchfield and husband, Johnnie Crutchfield; and Katie L. Hodges and husband, Earl Hodges.
Her survivors include one daughter-in-law, Margaret W. Wilson of Bellefontaine; one grandson, the Rev. Randy J. Wilson and wife, Gwen B. Wilson, of Bellefontaine; one grandson-in-law, Dr. Jon C. Doler of Leland; six great-grandchildren, Andrea Doler Clanton and husband, Melvin S. Clanton, of Grenada, J. Scott Doler of Delta State, Cleveland, Jondelyn Doler of Leland, Rachel E. Wilson of University of Mississippi, Emily D. Wilson of Florida State University, Tallahassee, and Arey Wilson of Bellefontaine; one great-great-grandson, Jackson C. Clanton of Grenada; and one sister, Pat Humphries and husband, the Rev. Joe T. Humphries, of Powder Springs, Ga.
Services were at 2 p.m. April 11 in Fellowship Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmy Latham and Dr. Jon C. Doler officiating. Gwen B. Wilson was in charge of music with Jondelyn Doler as soloist.
Pallbearers serving were Melvin S. Clanton, J. Scott Doler, James H. Evans, Joe C. Evans, James A. Knight, Thomas E. Latham and Rufus Marter.
Burial was in North Union Cemetery in Bellefontaine with Oliver Funeral Home of Eupora in charge.
James Vernon Wilson (1904 - 1970)
Henry E Kothe (1906 - 1991)*
Joe Hood Wilson (1928 - 2005)*
North Union Cemetery
Created by: LHamilton and BHamby
Record added: Jan 04, 2009
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