Edna “Jean” Marconi Wilson


Edna “Jean” Marconi Wilson departed this life after a long illness on Thursday May 30, 2013 at the Amour Oaks Skilled Nursing Center., Kansas City, MO.  The daughter of Laura Brusa Marconi and Charles Marconi, Jean was born November 7, 1923 in Pittsburgh, PA.

Jean graduated from Carrick High School in Pittsburgh, PA and later studied business. In 1943, Wilson was united in marriage to Frederick Williams, who was killed in action during World War II.  She later married Booker T. Wilson, and to this union one child, Susan B. Wilson, was born. She was preceded in death by her husband Booker, her parents, a sister Mathilda Stampfel, and a brother Clarence Marconi.

Jean loved her family deeply and was a devoted grandmother. She also won many awards for her salesmanship from the Avon Corporation. She is survived by her daughter, Susan B. Wilson, her granddaughter Sharmelle Winsett (Jackson); her grandson, Justin and by four great-grandchildren Journie, Jackson, Ava and Justyce—all of   the Kansas City, MO area.

Visitation for friends and family is scheduled for 10:00 AM Friday, June 7, 2013 at Missouri Funeral  Care  Chapel, 6113 Blue Ridge Blvd, Raytown, MO. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m.. Interment will be held at 1:30 at Leavenworth National Cemetery, with a repast to follow at 2:30 PM at St James United Methodist Church, 5540 Wayne Ave, KCMO.

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