Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 21, 2006, at Kannapolis West A Church of God. The Rev. Sam Crisp will officiate. Entombment will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at West Lawn Memorial Park in China Grove.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church. At other times they will be at the residence.
Born January 28, 1940, in Cabarrus County, she was a daughter of the late Eugene James Fritz and Mary Mullis Fritz Honeycutt. She retired from Ralph’s Upholstery which she and her husband owned. She was a member of Kannapolis Church of God where she taught Sunday school and was a member of the choir.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Hazel F. Helms and Dorothy F. Thomas.
Survivors include her husband, Ralph M. Wilson; four daughters, Shelia L. Pruitte and Debora M. Peeler, both of China Grove, Michell L. Deaton and Janet Patty, both of Kannapolis; three step-children, Ralph Wilson, Jr. of Kannapolis, Alisa Furr of Stanfield and Darrell Wilson of Burlington; a sister, Evelene F. Woodard of Kannapolis; a brother, Floyd D. Fritz of Aberdeen; 13 grandchildren, Kevin Dale Menius, Alisha Marie Pruitte, Brandy Egnor, Tony Peeler, Jr., Kellie McRorie, Jason Deaton, Jonathan Deaton, Tehya Deaton, Ashlyn Patty, Kaley Wilson, Kelsey Wilson, Ladd Wilson and Wesley Wilson; three great-grandchildren, Brandon Egnor, Kobe Egnor and Raelyn Egnor; and an aunt, Ruth James of Landis.
Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 6000 Fairview Road, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28210.
Betty was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be greatly missed by her family and many friends.