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Bobbie Jean (Thompson) Wilson

July 30, 1935 ~ May 17, 2021 (age 85)


Bobbie Jean Thompson Wilson, age 85, of Athens, passed away on Monday, May 17, 2021 at her residence.

Bobbie was a native and lifelong resident of McMinn County.  She was the daughter of the late Hubert and Bessie Rudd Thompson.  She was also preceded in death by her husband Herschel Wilson, son Thomas Allen Wilson, sister Dorothy “Dot” Thompson Morgan Whitley, brother Bill Thompson, sister-in-law Willa Dean Thompson and a grandson Ben Wilson.

Bobbie was a member of Riceville Church of God.  She had worked as a LPN at Brookewood Health Care.

Bobbie is survived by

Sons Dr. Timothy Wilson and wife Kim of Knoxville, Terry Wilson and wife Shannon of Athens;

9 Grandchildren;

Several Great-Grandchildren;

Daughter-in-law Staci Wilson;

Several Nieces & Nephews;

Very special friend Mildred Coleman

The family will receive friends on Monday, May 24 from 12 – 2 PM at Ziegler Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be at 2 PM at Ziegler Funeral Home with Rev. Glenn Thomas officiating.  Burial will follow at South Liberty Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jerry Wilson, Jeremy Wilson, Jeremiah Wilson, Robert Morgan, Brian Sherrill and Mick Lankford.

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Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Bobbie Jean Thompson Wilson.

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