Thursday, March 16, 2023

Obituary - Pearl Alice (Lindenman) Wilson

Funeral services for Pearl Alice Wilson will be held Saturday, March 18, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at Hill and Son Funeral Home in Appleton City, Missouri. The visitation will precede the service from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Officiants at the service will be: Pastors Ron Dunlap, Jeff Dunlap and Glen Edmondson. Interment will follow the service in Appleton City Cemetery, Appleton City, Missouri. Memorials are suggested to Happy Hill Church of God or Good Shepherd Hospice and may be left at the funeral home.

Pearl Alice (Lindenman) Wilson, age 99 of rural Butler, Missouri, died Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at her home. She was born February 17, 1924 at the Lindenman home, to Herman and Anna Maria (Bellach) Lindenman, the youngest of 13 children.

She graduated with the 1942 class of Rockville High School as co-valedictorian. The summer after graduation, she attended Warrensburg Teacher’s College and after passing the teacher’s exam, taught at Prairie City School in the fall. She also taught at Bever School where two of her students introduced her to Kenneth Wilson who would become her husband. She was devoted to the Lord, her church, and her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, six brothers, six sisters, her husband Kenneth Wilson, grandson Brian Tillery and great-granddaughter Dylan Schmidt.

Pearl is survived by her four children: Delbert (Patti) Wilson of Rich Hill, Missouri, Linda (Glen) Edmondson of Van Buren, Arkansas, Delmer (Nancy) Wilson of Rockville, Missouri and Brenda (Howard) Tillery of Butler, Missouri; Seven grandchildren: Michelle (James) Schmidt, Melissa (Jeff) Harrington, Amanda (Russell) Fugitt, Jenny (Roger) Dade, Megan (Lindsey) Cannon, Tyler Wilson and Seth (Mallory) Wilson. 14 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

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