FORT WORTH — Millard Eugene Wilson passed away peacefully Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, at the age of 73.
Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Open Door Church, 301 S. Dobson St., Burleson, Pastor Troy Brewer officiating. Visitation: One hour before service time. Interment: Private family burial in Laurel Land Memorial Park.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please make donations to SPARK Ministries (Serving, Protecting And Raising Kids) at Open Door Church. SPARK Ministries has 6 orphanages and has brought 67 young girls out of human trafficking in 2016.
Gene Wilson was born Oct. 20, 1943, to the late Millard and Louise Wilson in Arlington. Gene pastored many churches both big and small for 20 years in Texas, primarily First Baptist Church, Porter and First Baptist Church, Crowley. He also served as director of missions of 130 churches in California for 5 years. Gene was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle and friend and will be deeply missed.
Survivors: Loving wife of 51 years, Virginia Lee Wilson; children, Sandy Alford, Eddie Alford, Vicki Sabin, Ty Alford and Beth Alford; brother, John Wilson; sisters, Lynda Moak and Paula Spencer; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members; and many dear friends.
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