Ava “Mae” Maysel Wilson, 83 of Fredericktown, Ohio, formerly of Montpelier, went home to be with the Lord on Friday February 21st at the Country Court Nursing Home in Mt. Vernon, Ohio. She was born on March 8, 1930 in Frame, West Virginia to Morgan A. and Blanche C. (Anderson) Thompson. She married Herbert L. Wilson on December 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, Indiana, Sandra (Robert) Kempen of Fredericktown, Ohio, Patty (Stan) Miller of Fredericktown, and Larry (Terry) McLaughlin of Arlington, Texas; seven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Herbert, three brothers Edward D., Robert L. and Captain “Harold” Thompson.
Services for Mae will be on Wednesday February 26th at 2pm at the Thompson Funeral Home, 204 East Main Street in Montpelier with Reverend Sandra G. Kempen to officiate. Visitation hours will be after 12 noon on Wednesday until the time of the service at 2pm 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.