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Corinth - Sherman Wilson 71, died Monday November 25, 2013 at Magnolia Regional Health Center. Funeral services were 11 a.m. Friday at Gaines Chapel United Methodist Church with Bro. Trey Lambert officiating. Burial followed at Hickory Cemetery in Bolivar, TN. He was born August 1, 1942 in Silerton, TN to the late Ossie B. and Gladys Lambert Wilson. He was an active member of Gaines Chapel United Methodist Church and the Westwood High Retirees. He graduated from Bolivar High School in 1960 and was a graduate of the University of Memphis and a lifelong fan. He was a teacher, coach and assistant principle with the Memphis City Schools until his retirement. He enjoyed all sports, fishing, hunting and golfing.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Shelby Burkeen. He leaves his wife Linda Wilson of Corinth, his daughter, Robbie Understeller (Jeff), his son, Mark Wilson and grandchildren Sara Marion (Will) and Jason Understeller and five great-grandchildren, all of Cincinatti, Ohio; two step- daughters, Cindy Burleson of Memphis and Lisa Cadiere ( Brad) of Vero Beach, FL, and four step-grandchildren Brittany Weeks of New York, NY, Lindley Weeks of Tupelo, MS, Kelsey Weeks of Albuquerque, NM, and Austin Cadiere of Vero Beach, FL, his sisters, Shirley Stack (James) of Bolivar, TN, Sylvia Powell (Leon) of Hickory Valley, TN, and his brother, Sherry Wilson of Southaven, MS, and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were nephews: Daniel Burkeen, Daniel Burkeen, Jr., Curtis Stack, Matthew McKee, his long time friends: David Vaughn, Jimmy Cox, Gordan Evans and Vel Chapman. Honorary pallbearers were Jordan Stack, Gary Leathers and the Jack Williams Sunday School Class. Visitation were Friday from 9 a.m. until service time at Gaines Chapel United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gaines Chapel United Methodist Church 1803 Hwy. 72 W. Corinth, Ms. 38834. Memorial Funeral Home (662)286-2900

Published in The Commercial Appeal on Nov. 27, 2013