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Mary Boaz Wilson December 3, 1932 - May 5, 2022

Born: Saturday Dec 3, 1932

Died: Thursday May 5, 2022

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Mary Lee Boaz Wilson, 89, of Ridgeway, VA, passed Thursday, May 5, 2022 at the Hospice Home of Rockingham County.

A graveside service will be held 2pm Saturday, May 7, 2022, at Mt View Cemetery in Ridgeway, VA. For those unable to attend the service, Mary will lie-in-repose at Fair Funeral Home in Eden, NC, from 12 noon Friday, May 6, 2022 until 12 noon, Saturday, May 7, 2022.

Mary was born December 3, 1932, in Reidsville, NC, to the late Richard Boaz and Gravely Eggleston Boaz. Mary was a member of Northside Baptist Church. Though mostly a homemaker, she worked for many years in quality control at Pannell Knitting Co. Mary also worked in the cafeteria at Drewry Mason and Axton Elementary Schools. Mary enjoyed sewing and working in her flower garden.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Isaac Wilson (Debbie) of Ridgeway, VA, Robert Wilson, Jr. of Ridgeway, VA, Reba Haley (Barry) of Axton, VA; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sisters, Nancy Odell, Helen Denny, Beulah Patterson; brother, Randolph Boaz; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death, along with her parents, by her loving husband of 68 years, Robert Edward Wilson; daughter, Phyllis Wilson; grandson, Charles Gann; sister, Doris Odell; brothers, John Boaz and James Richard Boaz.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

I'm truly sorry   for  your loss.  I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.  May God give you comfort and peace now and in the days ahead. 
Mary Jane Wilson
Issac and family,we are so sorry for your loss. Praying for you 🙏 
Phyllis & David Hall
I was so very sorry to hear about Marylees passing.She was such a wonderful person. What wonderful memories I cherish when I was growing up. I am thinking of all of you.   Love, your cousin Jenny.
Jenny Williams
To the family of Mary Wilson, my condolences to you. Your mom was a very special Godly Christian lady who will sadly be missed.
Alice & Ken Williams
We are so sorry. She was a very nice and sweet lady.
Tom and Nadine knight

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