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James "Pete" Wilson Sr.

03/01/1943 - 03/22/2023


Obituary For James "Pete" Wilson Sr.

James "Pete" Olen Wilson Sr., 80, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2023, at Murfreesboro, TN. He was born March 1, 1943 to the late Herschel S. Wilson and the late Ora Mae Williams Wilson. He was a member of the Church of Christ. He was an avid lover of Cleveland baseball and football. When he was healthier, he enjoyed many rounds of golf and fishing. He loved spring and planting his flowers. He was the basketball MVP of the 1962 Itawamba High School team his senior year.. Services will be 10:00 am Saturday March 25, 2023, with visitation beginning at 9:00 Saturday all at Senter Funeral Home chapel. Ministers presiding will be Brady Ramey and Homer Wilson. Burial will be at Pine Grove Church of Christ Cemetery. Survivors include his daughter, Carla (Ken) Knight of Burns, TN; son, James "Jim" (Deanna) Wilson, Jr.; grandsons: Kevin (Rebecca) Vaughn, Jordan Vaughn, Keith (Lindsey) Schuster; granddaughter, Taylor Wilson; brothers: Homer (Kay) Wilson and John (Emma) Wilson; sister, Mayola Holley Preceded in death by his parents; sister, Unel Hood; brother, Dalton Wilson Pallbearers will be Kevin Vaughn, Jordan Vaughn Online condolences can be expressed at www.senterfuneraldirectors.com

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  • 03/25/2023

    Uncle Pete was quite a character. He always kept things going as far as his picking and pranks. You could say he was a handful . He will be missed . We love you Uncle Pete ! ❤️ Love Teresa Smith and Family

  • 03/24/2023

    Always the prankster uncle but always made you laugh!! RIP uncle Pete, you will be dearly missed. With Love, Glenn Hood

  • 03/24/2023

    Pete i am going to miss you always the times we have visited and our time on the phone together .All the great meals you cooked. i will never forget the golf games i am sure you remember the hole in one i made while we were playing golf. I am lucky to have married into the Wilson family i truly love each and every one of them. My special thanks to Carla for keeping me updated as things were happing to you. Rest in peace my friend.

  • 03/24/2023

    Prayers for all the Family

  • 03/24/2023

    Carla and family, So very sorry! I know your daddy loved you and appreciated all the sweet things you two shared this last couple of years!!! How handsome he looked for his eightieth birthday!!!! Prayers for comfort!!


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    He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more,neither shall there be mourning nor crying nor pain any more, for the former things have passed away. -Rev21:4 Andrew KC Amber

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