Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
February 24, 2014 10:41 am EST


FREDERICKTOWN — Ava Maysel “Mae” Wilson, 83, of Fredericktown, formerly of Montpelier, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Feb. 21, at the Country Court Nursing Home in Mount Vernon. She was born March 8, 1930, in Frame, W.Va., to Morgan A. and Blanche C. (Anderson) Thompson. She married Herbert L. Wilson on Dec. 25, 1980, in Montpelier, and he preceded her in death in July of 1990.

Mae attended the Fredericktown Church of God. She worked for Beam Stream in Montpelier for over 25 years as a quality control inspector.

Mae is survived by four children, Russell H. Thompson of Angola, Ind., Sandra (Robert) Kempen of Fredericktown, Patty (Stan) Miller of Fredericktown, and Larry (Terry) McLaughlin of Arlington, Texas; and seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Herbert; and three brothers, Edward D., Robert L. and Captain “Harold” Thompson.

Services for Mae will be Wednesday, at 2 p.m., at the Thompson Funeral Home, 204 East Main Street, in Montpelier, with Reverend Sandra G. Kempen to officiate. Visitation hours will be after noon on Wednesday until the time of the service at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Montpelier. Donations may be made to the Hospice of Knox County, Ohio; or Wounded Warriors; or The Flat Rock Homes and Care Center in Bellevue, Ohio. Online condolences may be left at

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