Gerald Wilson

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 24, 2010

VIDALIA — Memorial services for Gerald “Jerry Wayne” Wilson, 51, of Vidalia, who died Friday, June 18, 2010, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Vidalia Riverpark-Riverwalk near the fountains.

Jeans and T-shirts preferred.

Jerry Wayne loved his mother, his work and his life. By trade he was a logger, putting his heart into his work and living his life to the fullest. His body was donated to science in hopes that through him others may be helped.

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He was preceded in death by his father, William Grady Applegate; his stepfather, George Lester Wilson; and one brother, Terry Paul Applegate.

Survivors include his mother, Cynthia Anne Wilson; one uncle, Robert Alan Ford and wife, Kathy; four sisters, Marie Franklin and husband, Ronald, Christy Martin, Pam Roberts and Hope Wilson; three brothers, Mike Wilson, Larry Wilson and wife, Connie, and Jerry Wilson; two best friends, Jerry “Frog” Franklin and Barbara Faye Goodwin; and a number of nieces and nephews.