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 Aaron Dolphus Wilson

Aaron Dolphus Wilson

Birth
Loretto, Lawrence County, Tennessee, USA
Death 22 Mar 2003 (aged 80)
Lawrence County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Lawrence County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 102011144 · View Source
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Aaron Dolphus Wilson, 80, passed away early Saturday morning, March 22, 2003.Mr. Wilson, a native of Loretto, Tenn., was a longtime resident of Long Beach, where he had lived since 1964.He is survived and dearly missed by his wife of 56 years, Ana Wilson; two daughters, Nancy Alfonso of Long Beach and Faye Haik VanHaren of Montgomery, Texas; two sisters, Novalee Creekmore of Lawrenceburg, Tenn., and Marjorie Johnson of Florence Ala.; four grandchildren, Ana Alfonso, Liza Alfonso Wall, Gus Alfonso and Teri Haik Smart; one great-grandchild, Robert Harrison Wall; sister-in-law, Betty Wilson, Washington, D.C.; and extensive family in Alabama and Tennessee.Mr. Wilson served as a sergeant in the U.S. Air Force during World War II, after which he earned a B.S. in accounting from Florence State University. An active member of the Long Beach community, he served as chairman and vice chairman several times during his 24-year tenure on the board of commissioners of the Long Beach Housing Authority.Mr. Wilson founded several real estate development ventures and related businesses, including Valley Realty Co. in Florence, Ala., and Aaron Realty Co. in Gulfport.He was a devout Christian and member of First Baptist Church of Long Beach, where he had served as a deacon. Mr. Wilson also served God through the Mississippi Gideon Ministry.Mr. Wilson will be remembered by his family and friends for the love, laughter and comfort he brought to all those who knew him. Your support to the American Cancer Society will be appreciated by his family.Visitation will be Monday, March 24, 2003, at Riemann Long Beach Chapel from 6-7:30 p.m. Funeral services will be in the funeral home chapel at 7:30 p.m. Graveside services will be Wednesday, March 26, 2003, 11 a.m., in Liberty Grove Cemetery, Liberty Grove, Tenn.Riemann Funeral Home, Long Beach, is in charge of arrangements..
Published in Florence Times Daily on March 24, 2003


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  • Created by: Joy
  • Added: 11 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 102011144
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Aaron Dolphus Wilson (24 Oct 1922–22 Mar 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 102011144, citing Liberty Grove Cemetery, Lawrence County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Joy (contributor 17377109) .