John Edward Wilson


John Edward "Jumpin' Johnny" Wilson, 91, passed away Jan. 11, 2019, at Johnston Willis Hospital after a brief illness.
He served with the United States Army.
He is survived by son, John E. (Jackie) Wilson Jr., Chester, Va.; daughters, Sherri Wilson and Gena Wilson-Stockard, Indianapolis; brother, Gene (Mae Helen) Wilson, Anderson; seven grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
His parents, Randolph and Hazel Wilson; three sisters; and six brothers preceded him in death.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Allen Chapel AME Church, 1610 Sheridan St., Anderson. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church, 1215 Jackson St., Anderson, with a visitation one hour prior to the service. The Rev. John L. Lambert will officiate. Burial at Maplewood Cemetery immediately follows the service. Service available live-stream at
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Published on January 15, 2019
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