Cora Bessie Abbott Wilson


Cora Bessie Abbott Wilson was born December 5, 1889 in Kershaw County, South Carolina, a daughter of Rasmus William Abbott and Dorie Evans Abbott.


On February 2, 1950, Cora B. Wilson was listed as the living wife in the obituary of Clifton Henry Wilson.


Mrs. Cora Bessie Abbott Wilson, 62, died at her home near Blaney at 7 o’clock Friday night, following an extended illness.

Mrs. Wilson was a lifelong resident of Blaney and was a faithful member of the Harmony Baptist church.

She is survived by three sons, Elmer Wilson, Hubert Wilson, both of Blaney, and Curtis Wilson of Santee; one brother, Frank Abbott; four sisters, Mrs. J. T. Motley, Mrs. Albert Modlin, and Mrs. G. A. Dowey, all of Blaney, and Mrs. J. E. Outlaw, Sr., of Manassas, Va.; seven grandchildren and a host of friends.

Funeral services will be held at 4 o’clock this afternoon from Harmony Baptist church, conducted by the Rev. Levon Cockrell, pastor, assisted by the Rev. A. L. Wood and the Rev. J. D. Atkerson. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be: Murdic Branham, Herbert Cooper, Grover Branham, Earl Stockman, Alfred Crompton and Lavern Stockman.

Honorary pallbearers will be: The deacons of Harmony church, Dr. R. A. Cochran, Maxcy Butler, H. S. Allen, J. B. Hines, Fred Bookman, Leonard Paschal, Russell Maddox, I. C. Stockman, William Stockman, Henry Cook, and Elmer Paschal.

The body will remain at the Boney funeral home until the time of the services. Active pallbearers will meet at the funeral home at 3:15.

On October 20, 1951, Mrs. Cora Bessie Abbott Wilson was listed in the newspaper article “Death.

October 21, 1951, Mrs. Cora Bessie Abbott Wilson was listed in the newspaper article “DEATHS.”

October 20, 1951  State (published as The State)  
Columbia, South Carolina
Page 2
October 21, 1951  State (published as The State) 
 Columbia, South Carolina
Page 27
Located in Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Nelson McLeod

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