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Jerrilynn "Jerry" Kay (Irish) Wilson

1943 - 2021

Eaton Rapids


Jerrilynn “Jerry” Kay Wilson of Eaton Rapids,

Passed away April 6, 2021 at the age of 77. Jerry was born in Battle Creek, Michigan on September 3, 1943, the daughter of Harry and Bernadine (Bushre) Irish. She was a 1961 graduate of Charlotte High School. Jerry considered herself a farmer’s wife but that didn’t mean she wasn’t driving tractors and picking stones. She enjoyed quilting, canning vegetables and baking.

Jerry is survived by her husband, David; children, David Wilson of Springport, Duane (Lori) Wilson of Springport, and Owen (Laurie) Wilson of Eaton Rapids; 6 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Trudy Irish of AZ; as well as several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Judy Porter and Eugene Irish.  

There are no services planned at this time. The family has entrusted arrangements to the Mills Funeral Home, Shelly-Odell Chapel. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans, https://www.dav.org/, in memory of Jerry. Online condolence and memories may be shared at www.millsfuneral.com.

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Sharon & Rodger Garnant

April 8, 2021 7:47 PM

Very sorry to read of Jerry passing. We had a lot of good times together.  
She made beautiful quilts,  Will miss her, a great gal.  
                                                     Rodger & Sharon  Garnant

Betsy Reeve and Scott Pierce

April 7, 2021 4:31 PM

So sorry to learn that Jerry passed. She was a great neighbor and will be missed by the entire neighborhood. Big Hugs to David, Dave, Duane and Owen and their families. 

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