Mary Virginia Easley Wilson

Published 5:33 pm Wednesday, January 3, 2024

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July 14, 1946 – Dec. 29, 2023

KENTWOOD, LA – Mary Virginia Easley Wilson, of Kentwood, LA, passed away at her home on Friday, Dec. 29, 2023, at the age of 77. She was born on July 14, 1946, in Amite, LA, the daughter of the late Jeff Easley and Mary Virginia Ward Easley. Virginia was a loving, Christian woman with a servant’s heart. She was proud of her work as a counselor and community outreach coordinator helping victims of domestic violence and also enjoyed her many years at Harry McKneely and Son Funeral Home assisting families. In her free time, Virginia loved antiquing, selling items online, and being with her family. Family was very important to her and she especially loved her grandbabies. Virginia will be missed dearly by her family and many friends.
Virginia is survived by her daughter, Tammy Burnette Wheat (Edward); son, Jeff Burnette; grandchildren, Elizabeth DeLaSalle Vining (Daniel), and Austin M. Burnette (Lauren Brooks); great-grandchildren, Alexis Brenna Vining, Beau Michael Vining, Bristol Raine Vining, and Devereaux DeLéon Burnette; and brother, Lee Thames (Lori).
In addition to her parents, Virginia was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Don “Mike” Wilson.
Memorial donations may be made in Virginia’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at or Methodist Children’s Home of Southeast Louisiana at 49242 Highway 445, Loranger, LA 70446.
Arrangements entrusted to Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home in Hammond. An online guest book is available at

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