Born: June 7, 1954 - Deceased: February 10, 2021
Josephine M. Wilson ( Nee Smith) aged 66 of Belleville, born in Oxfordshire, England the youngest of four children; passed away in her home after a long illness on Wednesday, February 10th, 2021.
Beloved wife of John ( Belleville, IL) and devoted mother of Melissa (France), Michelle ( O’Fallon, IL), and Michael (Boston, MA), Grandmother of 7.
Educated in England at Chipping Norton Comprehensive School where she was a former school champion at gymnastics and later went on to become a very talented dancer, having attained high qualifications for both ballet and ballroom dancing.
She excelled at handicrafts, ceramics, needlework, and card craft.
Latterly worked as a reset manager and coordinator for Martin & Bayley.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Kathleen ( nee Barnes) Smith, of Oxfordshire, England.
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the St. Louis Zoo https://www.applyweb.com/public/contribute?s=stlzootr
St. Louis Zoo
P.O. Box 790920
St. Louis, MO 63179
Funeral: Private family services.