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Helen (Smith) Wilson

August 13, 1924 ~ June 6, 2019 (age 94)


Helen Smith Wilson, 94, widow of J.T. Wilson, of Simpsonville, died Thursday, June 6, 2019.

Born in Greenville, she was a daughter of the late William Homer and Roxey Peden Smith.

Helen was a member of Greenville First Assembly of God. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great-great grandmother and was very caring. Helen enjoyed gardening, especially flowers, and won yard of the month. She was an active member of Mauldin Senior group for many years.

Helen is survived by three daughters, Peggy Saxon of Greenville, Bonnie Goin of Mauldin, and Kathy Kauffman (Keith) of Greenville; three sons, Rudy Wilson (Cookie) of Simpsonville, Lewis Wilson (Patsy) of Greenville, and Lloyd Wilson (Laury) of Gray Court; fourteen grandchildren; and many great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and loving husband, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Bruce, Heyward, Boyce, and Irvin; two sisters, Fannie and Alene; and two grandchildren.

Visitation will be held Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 10:30 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown, with the funeral service to follow at 12:00 p.m. in the Downtown chapel. Burial will be held Monday, June 10, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in Woodlawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Greenville First Assembly of God, 1105 Haywood Rd., Greenville, SC 29615.

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June 8, 2019

10:30 AM to 11:45 AM
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes Downtown Chapel
639 North Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601

Funeral Service
June 8, 2019

12:00 PM
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes Downtown Chapel
639 North Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601

June 10, 2019

2:00 PM
Woodlawn Memorial Park
1 Pine Knoll Drive
Greenville, SC 29609


Greenville First Assembly of God
1105 Haywood Road, Greenville SC 29615
Tel: 1-864-235-7505

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