STATESBORO, Ga./BYRON, Ga. -- Mrs. Linda Miller Wilson, age 65, died Monday at her residence.
The Fitzgerald, Georgia, native was raised in Wilcox County and graduated from Wilcox County High School in 1972.
In 1983, she and her family made Macon, Ga., their home, where they resided until moving to Byron, Ga., in 1999. They resided in Byron until two weeks ago, when they relocated to Statesboro to live with their daughter.
Linda’s greatest joy was the time she spent with her family, and especially her grandchildren. She was a member of the Scrap Sista’s Scrapbook Club. She poured her heart into scrapbooking special memories with her scrapbook sistas by her side.
She was a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church in Abbeville, Georgia.
Linda was preceded in death by her parents, Cecil Jackson Miller and Patricia Veronica Toynbee Miller; and a sister, Alice Miller Hunter.
Surviving are her husband of 42 years, Bill Wilson of Statesboro, formerly of Byron; a daughter, Shelly Wilson Phillips of Statesboro; a son, Tyler Wilson of Griffin; four grandchildren, Cole Phillips, Shelby Cate Phillips, Kimberly Phillips and Kyle Phillips, all of Statesboro; a sister and brother-in-law, Celi and Marion Adkinson of Rebecca, Ga.; a brother and sister-in-law, Brian and Amy Miller of Macon, Ga.; a niece and her husband, Lacey and Josh Harris; a nephew, Mason Hunter; great-nephew, Emmett Harris; and two step-nieces, Mindy Layfield of Rebecca and Amanda Cox of Louisiana.
The service will be held on Saturday, August 17, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Abbeville, Ga., with the Rev. Earl Perry officiating, assisted by the Rev. Terry Cole. Mt. Zion Baptist Church is located at 105 Mt. Zion Church Road, Abbeville, GA (nine miles south of Abbeville, GA, on Highway 129).
The family will receive visitors following the service.
A private burial will be held.
The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Mason Guest House, Emory University, 1555 Shoup Court, Decatur, Georgia 30033.
Friends may sign the online register book at www.joineranderson.com.
Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory of Statesboro is in charge of the arrangements.
Statesboro Herald, August 15, 2019
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