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Josephine Evelyn McWilson

JOSEPHINE E. MCWILSON-Josephine E. McWilson 82, Austintown passed away peacefully at her residence on Friday, June 4,2021.

Josephine was born on November 11, 1938, to Raymond and Evelyn McWilson in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. She graduated from Bibb County High School in Centerville, Alabama. Josephine was employed by the Federal Veterans Administration Medical Center for 25 years and retired in 1990. Josephine was a woman of faith and attended the Word and Music Ministry. She enjoyed reading her bible, shopping, and exercising with her friends at the YMCA. She will be missed by her daughter; Toni McWilson of Youngstown, Oh., a son; Timothy McWilson of Columbus, Oh., her siblings; Jimma McWilson and Marvin McWilson, her grandsons; Michael (Jessica) Fountain Jr., all of Youngstown, Oh., and Grant (Kenyatta)Mitchell of Arlington, VA., granddaughters; Chandler and Bryce  great-grandchildren; Jordan, Nadia, and Grant Jr., her favorite niece Sylvia McWilson and a host of nieces and nephews, and her dearest friend Charlene of Cleveland, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her parents and several siblings.

The family would like to thank F. D. Mason Funeral Home for their services.

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Heartfelt condolences and prayers for you Sylvia and your family for the loss of your dear aunt Josephine. May you find comfort, love and peace during this difficult time, for the Lord wird is your comfort. Psalms 23.

Carolyn Bryant-Moore Jul 5 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Josephine McWilson

F D Mason Jun 16 2021 12:00 AM

I always looked forward to seeing Josephine at the Y and we had so much fun in Drums as we liked the same music. I will miss her and wish to send my deepest sympathy to her entire family -- Carol Roby aka Curly

Carol J Roby Jun 16 2021 12:00 AM