A Graveside Memorial Service for Dolores Wilson will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at Rocky Ford Cemetery with Pastor Steve Hicks officiating. Per Dolores’ request cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation.
Dolores (Avants) Wilson passed away on June 13, 2019 in La Junta, Colorado at the age of 90. She was born during the Great Depression on December 30, 1928 in Weatherford, Oklahoma to Berl and Hazel (Wyatt) Avants.
Dolores worked for many years as a secretary at several governmental agencies. She enjoyed reading and embroidery. Dolores was a member of NARFE.
Dolores is survived by her daughters, Janis (Gordon) Nehls and Sandra (Doug) Banister all of Las Animas, Colorado; sister, Mary Bernice Harris of San Antonio, Texas; grandson, Kenneth Nehls of Las Animas, Colorado; and two great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Elwood; sisters, Eleanor and Patricia; and two grandchildren, Buck Banister and Shawna Nehls.