- Last Updated on 07:51 AM 02/08/12
The Lord called home his son, Jerry Eugene Wilson, on Feb. 2. 2012. Jerry was born on Oct. 2, 1944, and was the son of the late John D. Wilson and the late Georgianna (Medley) Wilson Pointer. He accepted Christ at an early age becoming a member of the then Brandon Chapel Baptist Church. Jerry later moved to Syracuse, N.Y. where he joined the New Jerusalem Baptist Church. He loved the Lord and served faithfully as an usher.
Jerry’s survivors include a loving companion, Catherine Tuitt; a long-time friend Sherrel Freeman; three daughters, Robin, Sherrill and Jeanne Freeman of Syracuse N.Y.; one son, Redell (Mary) Freeman of Rochester. N.Y. Jerry also served as a father-figure to Roberto and Kisha Tuitt and Regina and Shalon Clemons, all of Syracuse. N.Y. His survivors also include loving grandchildren; great grandchildren; and three devoted sisters, Louise Woody of Alton, Lelia Leverette (Clarence) of Mooresville, N.C. and Janice Wilson of Raleigh. N.C.; three brothers; Johnnie Wilson of Roxboro. N.C., Robert Wilson of South Boston and Charlie Wilson of Binghamton. N.Y.; a host of nieces and nephews; and one uncle, Pete Carrington of Halifax.
Funeral services will be held at the Greater Brandon Chapel Missionary Baptist Church on Saturday. Feb. 11. 2012, at 1 p.m.