OBITUARIES

Ira Austin Wilson | 1918-2013

Published Saturday, December 28, 2013

Ira Austin Wilson

Ira Austin Wilson, 95, of Boyd, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, in Decatur.

Graveside service was Dec. 27 at Boyd Cemetery with burial under the direction of Christian-Hawkins Funeral Home.

Ira was born April 29, 1918, in Eastland County to George and Sara (Guess) Wilson. He was a proud veteran of the United States Army and was a retired U.S. Army Civil Service Quality Control Inspector and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Ira was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Emma Othell Wilson; his second wife, Esther Evelyn Wilson; sons Ira J. and Dale Wilson; brothers Aubry, Milt, Clarence and Kyle Wilson; and sisters Omi, Lilly, Gladys and Lois.

He is survived by his daughters, Beth Hinds and Gladys Carrol Lambert, both of Boyd; grandchildren Jason, Jenny, Kenneth, Emma, Holly, Billy, Marcy and Audra; great-grandchildren Ethan, Sydney, Zebin, Lily, Hope, Amelia, Ogden, Benecio, Zane, Brieghley and Jude; and other family members and friends.

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