Ellice Fern Olson Wilson, 86, died Jan. 18, 2011, in Licking.
She was born May 2, 1924, in Osakis, Minn., daughter of John and Hazel Olson. She and Earnest Drew Wilson were married Aug. 5, 1944.
She was a beautician and manager of a beauty salon in Walla Walla, Wash. She later worked at the Licking High School cafeteria before retirng.
She attended First Baptist Church in Licking for many years and later attended St. John’s Catholic Church. She lived in Minnesota, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Missouri.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Earnest; a brother; and a son. Survivors include two children, Judy Hayes of Rolla and Larry Wilson of St. Charles; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A private graveside service in Boone Creek Cemetery will be held at a later date under the direction of Fox Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Care. Online condolences may be sent to www.foxfh.net.