October 23, 1938 – December 3, 2016
Ruth Ann Parrish Wilson, age 78, passed away Saturday, December 3, 2016 in Waco. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m., Wednesday, December 7, at St. John Episcopal Church in Marlin. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery.
Mrs. Wilson was born October 23, 1938, the daughter of William Manly and Leah Fountain Parrish. She graduated from Marlin High School in 1957. Mrs. Wilson attended Texas State University at San Marcos for one year. She completed her education at The University of Texas at Austin where she majored in Fine Arts.
On March 9, 1963, she married Geo. B. Wilson, Jr. in Marlin. They lived in Hearne, Texas for three years where he owned and managed a retail apparel store.In 1966 they returned to Marlin to make their home.
Mrs. Wilson was an accomplished painter and watercolorist, had been an avid golfer and life-member of Texas Exes. She was a communicant of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Marlin, where she was a longtime member of the altar guild.
Ruth Ann was devoted to her family which includes her husband, George; her daughter, Ann, married to Michael C. Lloyd; son, Curry; two granddaughters, Sarah and Claire Lloyd; grandson, George Calan Wilson; brother, William M, Parrish , Jr. of Waco; and sister, Sue Parrish Bass of Dallas.
A special thanks to the staff at Ridgecrest Retirement Center and Interim Hospice.In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to St. John’s Episcopal Church.Sign the Guest Book at http://www.wacotrib.com