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Earnest Leon Wilson, 88, of Buna, Texas died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, at Silsbee Oaks Health Care.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, at First Baptist Church in Buna. Visitation will be 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, at Adams E.E. Stringer Funeral Home in Buna.

Born August 13, 1932 in Silsbee, Texas, he had lived most of his life in Buna and was a retired bleach plant operator with the paper mill in Evadale. He was preceded in death by his parents, Otis and Modell Wilson; and his wife, Helen Wilson.

Survivors include his children, Tony Wilson and Donna of Buna, and Roy Wilson and Debbie of Buna; a brother, Bob Wilson and Mary of Kirbyville; 5 grandchildren, Jesse Pyburn and Wayne, Clarice Hilton and Steven, James Wilson and Shannon, Jared Wilson, Amber Smith and Wayne; and 7 great grandchildren, Morgan, Kimber, River, Ben, Kenzie, Karli, and Zaryn.