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Oct282012

WILLSON, Edna Viola Adkins (1901-1997)

Edna V. Willson, 96, of Igo, died March 15, 1997, at Shasta Convalescent Hospital in Redding. Born January 7, 1901, in Igo, she was a longtime resident of Shasta County. She was interested in the history of her family, some of whom had come to Igo in the early 1800s. Her grandfather, Charles H. Prackel was a butcher in old Shasta and her husband, George Blaine Willson, was a member of an early Millville family, several generations of whom are in the Millville Cemetery. Edna was a homemaker, a member of the Rebekah Lodge in Anderson, the Anderson Grange, the 8/40 Salon in Dehli, American Legion Post 746, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, National Association of Retired Federal Employees, the One Hundred Club in California, and had been a member of the Shasta Historical Society since 1979.

Survivors include son James of Igo; three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Edna is buried in the Millville Cemetery. 

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