Martha R. Wilson of West Grove

Martha R. Wilson, 92, of West Grove, died Friday, April 24, at her residence. She was the wife of Robert T. Wilson Sr., who died in 2005, and with whom she shared 62 years of marriage.

Born in Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Roy S. and Ruth Jackson Mayo.

She was a homemaker, but most importantly, she was a mother.

Mrs. Wilson was an avid reader and she enjoyed poetry, enjoyed, gardening, fishing, cooking, baking, bird watching, doing crafts and especially enjoyed holiday gatherings and Sunday dinners with her family. Her family was her life.

She always made people feel welcome in her home and she never met a stranger.

She is survived by three sons, Robert T. Wilson Jr. and his wife Edith of West Grove, Timothy A. Wilson and his wife Gwen of West Grove, and George R. Wilson and his wife Teresa of West Grove; two daughters, Ruth R. Mallard of West Grove, and Helen W. Bautista of West Grove; three brothers, Roy Mayo of Newark, Leon Mayo of Illinois and Donald Mayo of West Grove; one sister, Lillian Crampton of Avondale, and 13 grandchildren, many great grandchildren and many great-great grandchildren.

Mrs. Wilson was predeceased by one son, James K. Wilson.

Her Memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 1, at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, 250 West State Street in Kennett Square. Burial will follow at Union Hill Cemetery, Route 82 in Kennett Square.

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