Holly Wilson '79 May 27, 2020 4:08 PM updated: May 27, 2020 4:09 PM
Obituary for Holly Wilson
Holly Wilson entered eternal rest on Monday, March 30, 2020 at the age of 63.
He was born in New Orleans, LA to the union of the late Sam and Ida Rose Johnson Wilson. Holly was the fourth child of seven. He is a native of Harvey, LA. Holly was educated at Elm Grove Elementary, Helen Cox Jr. High School and graduated from West Jefferson High School where he obtained a full scholarship to Texas A & M University. Holly graduated as a Texas Aggie Alumni in 1976. He worked in the oil field for over 20 years. Holly was a dedicated deacon at Mt. Olive Baptist Church and was a very vital asset to his community.
He is preceded in death by his parents, son Issac Lee Wilson and son-in-law Ross Rodriguez Jackson.
Holly leaves to cherish behind his memories with his children son Nolan Wilson (Amanda); daughter Deanaque w.w.j. Poole (Christopher); four brothers Pete Olton Wilson (Dorthey), Leo (Gwen), Leslie (Andrea) and Corey Johnson; three sisters Darlene Adams (Anthony-Nuckel), Evett Yolanda Johnson and Brenda WB Scott;.
Holly is also survived by 14 plus grandchildren, 12 plus great-grandchildren, over 20 nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles and a host of beloved friends Burnegene Fredericks (mother of children) Ricky & terry Johnson; all the members of the Mt. Olive Baptist Church and Fay Williams (Fiancé) and grandson. Relatives and friends of the family will be invited to a Celebration of life that will be held at a later date. Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 1020 Virgil Street, Gretna, LA 70056.
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