Yvonne Wilson

July 22, 1922, October 09, 2019

Yvonne Wilson

Yvonne Wilson, 97, of Beaumont, passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2019, in Beaumont. She was born on July 22, 1922, to Annie Lucille Newberry Fee and Marion Jackson “Jack” Fee, in Pineland, Texas.

Yvonne Fee was born in the small east Texas town Pineland, and grew up in Wiergate. She graduated from Burkeville High School in 1939, and found work in Newton. There she worked in a small café, War Rations Office, and at a dress shop where she honed her sewing skills she would use throughout her life. Both of her parents had passed away by the time she was eighteen.

She met the love of her life, Pete Wilson, in Newton and they married before he went off to war.  After the war, the family added a daughter, Phyllis, while living in Newton and a son, Mike, while living in Houston. The young family then settled in Beaumont where they lived the rest of their lives.  Pete died in 1999 and Yvonne continued living and enjoying her family another twenty years.

Yvonne was a great seamstress, making clothes for her family, including a wedding dress for her younger sister, and many fabulous quilts for several members of the family. As the family matriarch, she hosted many holiday gatherings for her expanding family, creating priceless memories. Her many talents also included making yard art, picnic tables, crocheting, and cross-stitch.

Yvonne was a devoted wife, sister, mother, aunt and grandmother and she enjoyed time spent with her family. She passed away October 9, 2019 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.

Survivors include her daughter, Phyllis Yvonne Mullin and her husband, Patrick; son, James “Mike” Wilson and his wife, Debbie; grandchildren, Kelly Yvonne Borrelle and her husband, Michael; Christopher Mullin and his wife, Katie; Cory Mullin and his wife, Tiffany; Craig Mullin; Michelle Hefley and her husband, Travis; Phillip Wilson; Brandon Wilson; great-grandchildren, Ava Yvonne Borrelle, Kate Borrelle, Cooper Mullin, Alex Mullin, Michael Mullin, David Mullin, Michael Hefley, Sunny Hefley; sister, Nancy Guidry and her husband, Carl; brother, Will Fee; and her treasured nieces and nephews,  Sherri Rinando and her husband, Paul; Steve Guidry; and Scott Guidry and his wife, Julie; and great nieces and nephews, Erin Culp and her husband, Zach; Jack Guidry; and Mae Guidry.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband of fifty-seven years, Phillip “Pete” Wilson; brothers, Rayford Fee, Jack Fee, and Bob Fee.

The family wishes to thank the many devoted caregivers, Libby, Terri, Beverly, Breah, Charlette, Tammy, Virginia, Maggie, and Ava, who took such great care of Yvonne throughout her final years.

A gathering of Mrs. Wilson’s family and friends will be from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., Sunday, October 13, 2019, at Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. Her Funeral Service will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, October 14, 2019, at Broussard’s, with her interment to follow at Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont.

Video

Broussard's Mortuary - McFaddin Avenue
2000 Mcfaddin Avenue Beaumont, TX 77701
A Gathering of Mrs. Wilson's Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - McFaddin Ave.
2000 Mcfaddin Street Beaumont, TX 77701
Sunday, October 13, 2019
4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Funeral Service
Broussard's Mortuary - McFaddin Ave.
2000 Mcfaddin Avenue Beaumont, TX 77701
Monday, October 14, 2019
10:00 a.m.
Interment
Magnolia Cemetery
2291 Pine St Beaumont, TX 77703

Comments (5)

  • John C Winbery

    12 October 2019 at 22:57 | #

    To The Guidry Family

    I was so very sorry to hear of the passing of Mrs. Wilson

    She was a wonderful lady and I know she will be missed very much

    You are in my thoughts and prayers, now and in the days to come

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  • Kay Sowders

    12 October 2019 at 16:54 | #

    Mrs. Wilson was one of the sweetest people I ever met. She always had a smile.

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  • Maggie Matthews

    12 October 2019 at 16:05 | #

    Rest in peace ms Vonn we will all see you again someday. Special prayers go out to the family whom I love very much ❤️

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  • Shelly Allen

    12 October 2019 at 13:29 | #

    Mrs. Wilson I will always remember you for sweetness and kindness to me. I will also remember you walking your dogs tiffany and max. Rip

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  • Pamela Davis Galindo

    11 October 2019 at 17:01 | #

    My prayers are with all of you she is one beautiful special Lady R ip Vonn

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