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Gail Wilson

June 16, 1928 — January 2, 2021

Gail Cooper Wilson, “GB” passed away at home on Saturday, January 2, 2021, in Fruitland Park, Florida.

Gail was born June 16, 1928 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Lyle and Garnet (Gowdy) Cooper.  She grew up in Rahway, New Jersey and graduated from Rahway High School and attended Southern Union and Auburn University.

Gail worked for the City of Auburn, in Auburn, Alabama as the Payroll and Personnel Director and worked on the Mayor's Planning Council.

Gail has two children Skipper Wilson (Judy) of Fruitland Park, Florida and Sue-Ellen Cooper Hendrix (Steve) of Huntsville, 8 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and a caregiver named Sabrina.  She was preceded in death by her parents.

She was a talented artist, a diehard Auburn Football fan, loved to golf, did Prison Ministry and was loved by all that knew her.

Memorial Services will be at 10:00 AM, Thursday, March 25, 2021, at the Brooklyn United Methodist Church, with Pastor Dan Wise officiating. Memorials are suggested to Alzheimer’s Association.

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Service Schedule

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Memorial Service

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Brooklyn United Methodist Church

7523 IL-101, Plymouth, IL 62367

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