Myrtis Wilson

Published 4:44 pm Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Myrtis Lawrence Wilson, age 67, a resident of Franklinton, passed away Friday, June 5, 2015, at his residence in Franklinton.

He leaves to cherish his memories his wife, JoAnn Wilson of Franklinton; one son, Lawrence Edward (Peggy) Wilson of New Orleans; three daughters, Amy Wilson of Clifton, Nicole (Joe) Wilson of Kenner and Dashun (Corey) Howard of Haughton, La.; one brother, Abe C. Wilson of Franklinton; four sisters, Bobbie Burris, Zolda Dyson, Nercelia Butler and Hynethia Dadzie, all of Franklinton; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Theodore Wilson Jr; and one grandchild.

Visitation will be Thursday, June 11, 2015, from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Crain and Sons Funeral Home in Franklinton.

The funeral service will be Friday, June 12, 2015, at noon at New Jerusalem Baptist Church with the Rev. Johnny Causey officiating. Interment will be held in Green Magee Cemetery. Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Franklinton is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook at