Doris Wilson

Obituary of Doris Jean Wilson

Doris Jean Wilson, 92, of the Montana Mines Community, passed away on Sunday, May 23, 2022 at the St. Barbara’s Memorial Nursing Home in Monongah, WV. She was born on February 13, 1930 in Fairview, WV, a daughter of the late Fred and Millie Shuman Wilson. She is survived by her husband of 70 years, William E. Wilson. Doris was a graduate of Fairview High School and had previously worked with the Price Candy Company while living in Kansas City, MO. Upon her return to West Virginia with her husband, Doris became a homemaker in her own home and began to raise her family. She enjoyed gardening with her husband over the years, and creating great memories while canning with her nieces. Doris loved crafting and creating a diverse collection of merchandise which she provided to the public when participating in many craft shows over the years. But, her greatest joy was her family. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, always caring and providing for her family. In addition to her husband, Doris is survived by her two sons, William E. Wilson, Jr. and his wife Martha of Texas, and Terry L. Wilson of Fairmont, her grandchildren Brian and his wife Ashley Wilson, Andrea and her husband Kevin Martin, and Cameron, two step-grandchildren, Travis Peddycord and Lauren and her husband Chad Viars, four great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Wilson (Martin), Kharys and Khayle Wilson, and Breanne, as well as several nieces and nephews. Doris was preceded in death by her siblings, Orville Wilson and Minnie Bell. The family has entrusted the arrangements to Ford Funeral Home, 201 Columbia Street, Fairmont, WV. In accordance with her wishes, cremation services are being held and private graveside services will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be made to