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Graveside Service

Oak Hill Cemetery
Wednesday October 13th, 2021

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Madeline Rose Wilson-Eson

Madeline Rose Wilson-Eson, 91 of Taylorville passed away on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 8:15 a.m. at Taylorville Care Center in Taylorville, IL. She was born on July 27, 1930 in East Peoria, IL the daughter of Abe and Thelma (Rine) Wilson. She married Laverne “Soapy” Eson on January 16, 1949 in Taylorville, IL and he preceded her in death on January 31, 2018. She retired as a cook in the Cafeteria at the Taylorville Junior High School. Madeline was a member of the VFW Post #4495 ladies Auxiliary and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. She was loved by many and she took care of her family.

She is survived by her daughters: Deborah (Jack) Ryan of Kincaid, IL; Cinda Eson of Plymouth, MN; Granddaughter: Shauna Konecny of Minneapolis, MN; Sister: Beverly Susing of Jerseyville, IL and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and 2 brothers: Robert and Richard.

Graveside services will be held on Wednesday October 13, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville with Pastor Tiney Walker and Father Tony officiating.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Sympathy Gift courtesy of Heather Brown. Group of 10 Memorial Trees Planted In Loving Memory of Madeline Rose Wilson-Eson.

Heather Brown Oct 16 2021 5:51 PM

Sympathy to Madeline's family and all who knew and loved her. She was a great lady and very kind to me. Now she and Soap are back together again! May God Bless and Keep her!

Kerry George Ward Oct 13 2021 10:41 AM

Madeline was a wonderful person. We are sorry for your loss. We are blessed by having known her. Jim and Shirley Cooper

Jim and Shirley Cooper Oct 11 2021 12:20 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Madeline Wilson-Eson

Janet Bentley-Lane Peoria, Il Oct 7 2021 4:56 PM

Madeline and my mother met late in life. What joy she brought to my mom and her friends at Taylorville Estates! Her wonderful smile and constant positive attitude brought comfort to everyone around her. She was truly one of a kind.

Brad and Julie Besson Oct 7 2021 10:35 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Madeline Wilson-Eson

Marianne Dodson Oct 6 2021 8:55 AM

Madeline was such a sweet lady, she will be missed. Prayers and thoughts for her family.

Gary & Mimie Oct 5 2021 9:01 PM

My condolences. Your mom and my mom sure had some good times at the junior high. I love that even after retirement, their friendship continued. ❤️

Terri Nolen Oct 5 2021 10:39 AM

She was a very sweet lady and a wonderful neighbor. You girls should be proud she was your mom. Hugs to you both.

Barb Duncan Oct 4 2021 7:47 PM

Thoughts and prayers for all of Madeline family. 💜

Susan Ingram Oct 4 2021 4:42 PM