Mary A. Wilson


    Mary A. (nee McCarter) Wilson of Salem, Missouri was born on May 27, 1923 at St. Louis, Missouri to Elmer and Gladys (Dunham) McCarter and passed away on Monday, November 7, 2022 at the age of 99 years.


    Mary worked for Dr. Hiebert dentist office, and then went to work for Dr. Bass for 15 years.
    She was married in 1967 to Ronald T. Wilson.
    Mary worked at Seville Nursing Home as administrator from 1980-1996.
    She was a graduate of the Salem High School. Aunt Mary was a great cook and was known for her green thumb. She enjoyed gardening, canning, and roses. She loved her cats and loved to crochet and sew.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Gladys Dunham McCarter; husband, Ronald Wilson; three siblings, Ish and wife Jewell McCarter, Jack and wife Irene McCarter and Jean McCarter; and daughter in-law, Carol Raulston.
    She is survived by her sons, Steve Raulston and girlfriend Carol of Salem, Missouri and Greg and wife Kim Wilson of Salem, Missouri; grandsons, Mike and wife Sheila Raulston of St. Peters, Missouri, Garret and wife Hannah Wilson and Hayden Wilson of Salem, Missouri; step granddaughter, Baylee and fiancé Kyrin; three great grandchildren, Benjamin Raulston, Amanda Raulston, Harper Wilson and one on the way; two sisters-in-law, Donna McCarter of Collins, Missouri and Miriam McCarter of Salem, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from noon-1 p.m. on Friday, November 11, 2022 at the Wilson Mortuary Salem Chapel in Salem, Missouri.
    Funeral service was held at 1 p.m. on Friday, November 11, 2022 at the Wilson Mortuary Salem Chapel in Salem, Missouri with special music of “Amazing Grace”, “How Great Thou Art” and the “Old Rugged Cross”.
    Interment and prayers followed at the Green Forest Cemetery in Salem, Missouri.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.