Funeral services for Nina McCoy Wilson will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, September 21, at First Christian Church in Gainesville with Reverend Mark Loewen officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery.
Born Nina Darlene McCoy on October 8, 1929 in Kansas, she passed away on September 14, 2012 at her home in Wimberley, Texas.
After spending her childhood in Oklahoma, she moved to Gainesville as a teenager and graduated from Gainesville High School. Nina attended Oklahoma State University and Texas Woman's University as a home economics major. She married David Wilson and resided in Gainesville throughout most of her life. Working as a bookkeeper and office assistant at a number of establishments in the Gainesville area, she ended her career in 2006 at the Hatcher and Harris Law Firm. Her family and many friends will remember her as a great cook and a witty, fun-loving hostess.
Nina was preceded in death by her father, Carl McCoy, mother Bessie Wakeman McCoy, stepmother Edna McCoy, brothers Jack, Bob, and Bo McCoy, sister Roberta Courtright, and ex-husband David Wilson.
She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law Leigh and Richard Stansberry, Laurie and Terry Sawyer, and Leslie and Gary Weeks. To her seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren, she was "Nene." Her brother Harry and sister-in-law Billie McCoy reside in Gainesville.