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Ella Mae Wilson

June 16, 1931 ~ July 14, 2022 (age 91) 91 Years Old


Ella Mae Nix Wilson, 91 of Highlands passed away Thursday July 14, 2022. She was born June 16, 1931 in Rabun County, Ga to the late Frank Nix and Leona Reed Nix. Ella Mae was a home maker and enjoyed working in her flowers. She was a member of Clear Creek Baptist Church and previously served as a clerk, treasurer, Sunday school teacher, pianist and sang in the choir. Ella Mae was a loving wife, sister, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She will be missed by many. 

Ella Mae is survived by her children; Roger Lee Wilson (Anna), Edwin Wilson (Lisa) and Janice Allmond (Jimmy) all of Highlands; five grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren. 

In addition to her parents, Ella Mae is deceased by her husband, Clarence Wilson; two sisters, Clara Owens and Louise Owens; four brothers, Claude Nix, Clyde Nix, George Nix and Dewey Nix. 

Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm Monday July 18, 2022 at Clear Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Rusty Wolfrey, Rev. Mike Wilson and Rev. Jim Kinard officiating. Burial will follow at the Clear Creek Church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jimmy Allmond, Jason Woods, Paul Bradham, Steve Nix, Charles Reed, Matthew Wilson and Chris Fisher. The family will receive friends from 1:00pm-2:00pm prior to the service at the church. 

Memorial donations can be made to the Clear Creek Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Joan Hicks or Roger Lee Wilson, 612 Wilson Gap Road, Highlands, NC 28741

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July 18, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Clear Creek Baptist Church
250 Blue Valley Road
Highlands, NC 28741

Funeral Service
July 18, 2022

2:00 PM
Clear Creek Baptist Church
250 Blue Valley Road
Highlands, NC 28741


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