Thursday, August 10, 2006

Leota "Tot" Wilson, of Monett, passed away Friday, Aug. 4, 2006, at Lacoba Nursing Center in Monett following a long illness.

She was born May 16, 1913, in Rocky Comfort, the daughter of the late Jonathon and Rachel Shephard Kelley. She was a waitress. She married J.B. "Dick" Wilson and he preceded her in death on July 2, 1973. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Monett.

Survivors include: one son, Ronald L. Wilson, of Monett; one daughter, Sue Krueger, of Ark City, Kan.; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers and five sisters.

Graveside services were held Tuesday at Monett IOOF Cemetery with Rev. Bill Cox officiating. Burial was under the direction of Bennett Wormington Funeral Home.