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Rebecca Sue Wilson, 71

Rebecca Sue Wilson of Conyers, Ga., died Friday, Jan. 18, at her home.
She was born July 20, 1941 in Greeneville to Bea and Coy Knipp. She is survived by her husband of 52 years James Wilson, sons Brian (Jacqueline), Alan (Angie) brother Stephen (Alann) Knipp, sister Deena (Denis) Poirier, sister-in-law Barbara Wilson, grandchildren Alexander, Ian, Caroline and Griffin, and special friends Jan Paul and Anna Wilson. She was preceded in death by her parents and grandson Joshua.
Her interests included world travel. She visited 62 countries and sailed over 200 days on cruise ships. She also enjoyed gardening and watching “As the World Turns.”
Her residences were Germany, Chattanooga and Cleveland, and Conyers since 1975. She was a member of Zion Baptist and Trinity Baptist churches since 1983. She was active in the Deacon and Children’s ministries and hospitality committee.
In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the Memorial Prayer Garden at Trinity Baptist Church, 301 Honey Creek Road, Conyers Ga., 30094. A memorial service will be held at Trinity at 2 p.m. Saturday Feb. 2 with visitation starting at noon. Guests may sign the online registery at www.wheelerfuneralhome.com.
Wheeler Funeral Home, 11405 Brown Bridge Road, Covington, Ga., 30016, is in charge of arrangements.
    Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Jan. 23, 2013


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