Wilma Hewitt Wilson
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Wilma Hewitt Wilson
  • May 11, 1950 - September 27, 2013
  • Ashford, Washington

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Wilma (Willy) Hewitt Wilson passed away at home on Saturday, September 28, 2013, in Ashford, Washington. She was born on May 11, 1950, in Jennings, Louisiana, to Earl and Dorothy Hewitt.
Wilma moved to Renton with her mom and siblings after her dad died in 1957. She graduated in 1968 from Renton High school. She had a good life, raising her daughter, Shawn, born in 1969. She worked as a catering manager. She married Virgil Wilson, Jr., in September 1989 and added three step children to her family. Wilma and Virgil loved spending time with their four children. Wilma really enjoyed her nine grandchildren and one great granddaughter. She loved the home they made at Mt. Rainier, and enjoyed gardening, sewing, reading, family, and the Seahawks.
Wilma is survived by her mother, Dorothy Davidson Hewitt Colby; sisters, Sandra Sullivan and Nita Rutkosky; brothers, Steven Hewitt and Alan Hewitt; her daughter, Shawn; three step children, Theresa, Matthew, and Suzanne; nine grandchildren; a great granddaughter; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Wilma is preceded in death by her father, stepfather, and husband, Virgil Wilson, Jr.
A memorial will be held Saturday, October 12, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Valley Church, 16431 S.E. Renton-Issaquah Road, Renton, Washington, 98059.