Cleo Margie Wilsher, 82, died on September 13, 2021, surrounded by family members at her residence in Utopia.
Wilshire was born on March 26, 1929 to Bertha (Reid) and Orble Childers.
She is survived by her son, Raymond Wilsher of El Campo; three daughters, Karen Green of San Antonio, Ellen Jo McDonald of Utopia and Cindy Peavy of Paris; two brothers, Hubert Childers of Stephenville and Leo Childers of Utopia; sister, Judy Shelton of Corpus Christi; six grandchildren, Dustin McDonald, Alex Wilsher, Megan Wilsher, Evelyn Green, Krista McDonald, Ashley McDonald; and great-granddaughter, Eilis Slomers. She is also survived by many nephews, nieces and friends.
She was predeceased by her husband, Wayne Arthur Wilsher; parents; and her granddaughter, Kylie McDonald.
Her family say she was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend.
She enjoyed working outside in her garden and cultivating an assortment of flowers and plants. She loved collecting stones for her garden and spent many summers in Colorado with her husband and family collecting them. Even recently, she could be found wandering the ranch looking for the next perfect rock.
She loved to make crafts and create holiday decorations, and the family said they loved nothing more than bringing them all together for Christmas and Thanksgiving.
They describe her as a dedicated Christian who loved her church family. She spent two years teaching in a Christian school and taught Bible classes in every congregation she attended.
They say she could be found very often during the week organizing her Bible materials for Sunday morning class, and she put God first in her life and she also raised children and grandchildren. who would do the same.
They believe that she was a shining example of what a Christian wife, wife, mother and grandmother should be.
A funeral service was held yesterday at 2 p.m. at the Utopia Church of Christ. Interment followed at Waresville cemetery.