DAVENPORT -- Mary Elizabeth Wilson, 76, passed away on April 11, 2017, in Wichita, Kan. A Celebration of Life reception for family and friends will be held 1-3 p.m. on May 20 at Mary Crest Senior Campus, Cone Library, 1607 W. 12th St., Davenport. (Please park in the street or in the lot north of 12th Street.) A private family scattering will follow the reception.
Mary was born to Otto and Lula Stolley on January 4, 1941. She graduated from Assumption High School and then married Pat Graham. Together they had four children. She later married William (Bill) Wilson.
For many years she was a manager for Italian Village and then Walgreens. Later in life she started an interior decorating business. Her passions were family, friends, gardening and decorating.
Those left to honor Mary's memory include her children, Maureen (Tim) Wilbeck (Wichita), Mary Kathleen "Kathy" (Earl) Malone (Wichita), John (Michelle) Graham (Wichita), and Patrick (Julie) Graham (Davenport.); 11 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren, with 2 more on the way, along with 7 siblings and spouses and a host of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill, her parents, sisters Muriel Arnold and Jacqueline Stolley.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or to your charity of choice.