Marjorie Genevieve Wilson

Posted: Sunday, June 11, 2000

Marjorie Genevieve Wilson

Anchorage and Kenai resident Marjorie Genevieve Wilson died June 6, 2000, at her Anchorage residence after a lengthy illness. She was 63.

Visitation and a short service, which was led by her father Henry Bell, was Saturday, at Evergreen Memorial Chapel in Anchorage. Burial followed at Kenai cemetery.

Mrs. Wilson was born October 18, 1936, in Chitina and had been a resident of Anchorage, Kenai and Cordova. She was employed at the Alaska Native Medical Center as a medical clerk in the pediatric ward and retired after 20 years of service.

Her family said, "She held a strong faith in Christ and fellowshipped at First Presbyterian Church in Anchorage. She enjoyed cooking dinners and having family and friends over to her home. Margie's main concern was keeping the family together."

Mrs. Wilson was preceded in death by her mother, Frances Anita Anderson; sisters Karen R. Hopkins and Jewell M. Anderson; and by her husband, John Wilson.

She is survived by her father and stepmother Henry and Etta Bell, of Kenny Lake; brothers Newell K. Anderson, of Cordova, and Joseph M. Anderson, of Anchorage; sisters Frances Reagan, of Seattle, Wash., Linda K. Clemente, of Cordova, Shirley A. Simpson, of Anchorage, Eleanor Emily, of Greenwood, S. C., Roxy Venner, of Anchorage, Elaine Jacobsen, of Dallas, Texas, and Deborah Barlip, of Kenny Lake; stepbrothers Earl Bell, of Copper Center, and Melvin Bell, of Anchorage; stepsister Genevieve Jacobson, of Anchorage; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and friends, including Oraleigh McCain, a lifelong friend with whom she lived; Maria "Chickie" Jones, her oldest and dearest friend; June Cabais; and Marilyn Thomas. Although Mrs. Wilson never had children, she considered Frances Miller as daughter and Noelle Bates-Bray and Debra "Babycakes" Bell as her granddaughters.

Arrangements were made by Evergreen Memorial Chapels in Anchorage.

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