Kenneth Wilson

Published 12:00 am Monday, April 30, 2007

Services for Kenneth A. Wilson, 42, of New Orleans, who died Thursday, April 26, 2007, at Tulane University Medical Center, in New Orleans, will be 10 a.m. today at Trinity Episcopal Church with the Rev. Zabron A. Davis III officiating.

Burial will follow at Natchez City Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

Visitation will be 9 a.m. until service time today at the church.

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Mr. Wilson was born Feb. 23, 1965, in Natchez, the son of Edward Lewis Wilson and Patricia Gayle Reed Wilson. He was a 1983 graduate of South Natchez High School. He graduated from Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Natchez and continued his education at Yale University. Ken was a member of numerous Honor Societies. He enjoyed traveling, reading, food, wine and spending time with his friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother; grandparents, Albert and Virginia Wilson and Pete and Verbie Reed.

Survivors include his father, Skeeter Wilson of Natchez; brother, Kyle Wilson and wife, Kristi, of Natchez; sisters, Lindy Clifton and husband, Stephen, of Vicksburg and Erinn Arnold and husband, Chandler, of Natchez; nieces, Shelby Rhodes, Morgan Arnold, and Summer Arnold; nephews, Alex Clifton, Chase Wilson, and Wyatt Wilson; a number of aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends, including very special friends, Elliot Perkins, Christopher Morein, and Sean McKean.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Berret, Chandler Arnold, Stephen Clifton, Sean McKean, Elliott Perkins, and Christopher Morein.

Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Martin, Steve Reed, and his close friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to No AIDS Task Force-Ken Wilson Memory, 2601 Tulane Avenue, Suite 500, New Orleans, LA 70119.