Obituary of Brenda Darlene Wilson
Brenda Darlene Wilson, 71, of Billings, Missouri and formerly of Clinton, MO, died Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at her home.
She was born November 7, 1946 in Paron, Arkansas, the daughter of John Cates and Cleeta (Breshears) Cates.
Brenda married Bill Wilson on November 20, 1964 in Clinton, Mo., and he survives of the home. She graduated from Clinton High School. Brenda owned and operated her tax accounting business in Clinton, MO, and Oak Grove, MO for over 30 years, retiring in 2000. Brenda and Bill spent the last 11 years traveling full time.
While living in Clinton, Brenda and Bill attended Northeast Baptist Church until 1982, then moved to Oak Grove, MO, attending First Baptist Church there. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She often spent her down time painting, gardening and reminiscing about their many adventures. She will be remembered for her kindness to others and the encouraging words she always seemed to have.
In addition to her husband Bill, she is survived by one daughter, Shana Amer and her husband Randy, Oak Grove, MO; one granddaughter, Alyssa Carney and her husband Brandon, Springfield, MO. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Cleeta Cates; and brother Bill Cates.
Bring your stories, come and laugh and celebrate the life of Brenda Wilson from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the Northeast Baptist Church, 7th and Lincoln Streets, Clinton, MO. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Alzheimer's Association, and these donations may be left in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be left online at www.bradleyhadley.com.