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Delores Wilson

December 19, 1947 ~ April 3, 2022 (age 74)

Obituary

Delores graced the world with her presence on December 19, 1947. She was born to the union of the late Rev. Nathaniel and Izetta Hill in Memphis, Tennessee. Delores had a special love for her siblings and was raised with a strong family bond. She was a ectionately known as “DW.” Delores confessed her love for Christ at an early age and was baptized with the Holy Spirit. Growing up in Mt. Carmel Church, Delores always sang in the church choir. Her high soprano octave would shower over the choir. In high school, she sang in the girls chorus. Singing was the forte’, she had a voice of a songbird. Her singing garnered her the nickname “singing lady.” A er relocating to Chicago at a very young age, she grew up on the Westside. Delores was a product of the Chicago Public Schools. A er graduating from Farragut High School in 1960, she worked for Win eld Mailing, Encyclopedia Britannica, the V.A. Hospital, and the Board of Education. In 1969, Delores was joined in holy matrimony to Odell Wilson, Sr.  ey traveled and lived in various parts of the U.S. To this union, four children were born. She was a loving and caring mother, and grandmother, who played nothing but gospel in her home.  ank you mom for showing us Jesus is real. God saw Delores was tired and welcomed our mother, sister, and aunt home on April 3, 2022. Delores was preceded in death by her bonus mother, Luvenia; three sisters, Carolyn, Ruby, and Diane; and three brothers, Charles, Leroy, and Larry. She leaves an indelible love and legacy to: her children, Marquita (Robert), Odell, Jr. (Sharon), Kevin (Ebony), and Nathaniel; six sisters, Beulah, Emily, Willena, LaFrancine, LaVerne, and Bernice (Larnie); two brothers, George and Daron (Naoual); grandchildren, MaQins (Amy), Marissa, Revin, Jr., Kemon, Leo, Kameron, Kaden, Kaylen, and Keha; a special sister-in-law, Lucille Brown; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

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Services

Memorial Service
Saturday
April 16, 2022

12:00 PM
Mt. Carmel Holiness Church
4800 W Washington Blvd
Chicao, IL 60644

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