Alton “Cheeze” Wilson Sr.

Published 1:50 pm Friday, February 11, 2022

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Alton “Cheeze” Wilson Sr., a New Orleans Cook, entered into eternal rest Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022.

He was the beloved husband of Leticha Ellsworth Wilson; father of four children, Alton Jr., Dylan Wilson, Savion Ellsworth and Mya Cornelius; and the brother of Shawn Wilson Brown (Larry), Pearl, Englisha Wilson and Cassie Wilson-Bright. Alton was the son-in-law of Pamela Ellsworth and Patrick Thompson.

Alton was proceeded in death by his parents, Perry Hall and Phyllis Wilson; grand-mother, Blanche Wilson; and great-grandmother, Elmer Fortenberry. He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A drive-through viewing was held on Friday, Feb. 11, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Crain and Sons Funeral Home in Franklinton.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend funeral services at Crain and Sons Funeral Home, 2000 Washington St. in Franklinton, on Saturday, Feb. 12. Sign the guestbook online at