Emma Joan Wilson | 1936-2018

Published Saturday, May 26, 2018

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Emma Joan Wilson

Emma Joan Wilson, 81, of Decatur, died Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Denton.

Graveside service was Friday, May 25, at the Plainview Cemetery in Krum with the Rev. Mark Webb officiating.

She was born Oct. 4, 1936, in Dallas to Charles Lee and Emma Bessie (Blanton) Chaffin. Emma married Marshall Edward “Pete” Wilson March 15, 1953, who died in 1986. Emma met James Marion Pugh in 1988. She and James shared their lives together until his death on April 25, 2018.

Emma was a member at the Countryside Fellowship Church and she retired from Walmart.

She is preceded in death by her daughter Linda Joan; son Marshall D. Wilson; and brothers Francis L. Chaffin, Charles D. “Dubby” Chaffin and Chester Chaffin.

Emma is survived by her sons Dennis Wilson and wife, Janet, Chester Wilson and wife, Peggyl; sisters Linda Glenn, Annetta Boise and Arlene Bates; brother David Chaffin; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Donations may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation in her honor.

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