Irene (Grady) Wilson

November 28, 1930 ~ September 21, 2021 (age 90)


The Obituary
Irene Wilson, age 90, of Easton, PA, originally from Castle Hayne North Carolina and
New York City passed away Tuesday, September 21, 2021.
She was born in Castle Hayne, North Carolina, November 28, 1930, to Ethel & George
Grady. Irene graduated from New Hanover High School in North Carolina. She
married Willie Lee Wilson in 1954 but was widowed in May 1991. From that union
they had two daughters, Sandra Lee Wilson of Irvington NJ, Jacqueline Elizabeth
Wilson of Easton Pennsylvania and one son, Willie Wilson Jr. of Bronx, New York.
Irene was a devoted Christian and loved the Lord. She attended and was a member
of Greater Refugee Baptist Church in Harlem, New York before moving to Easton,
Pennsylvania. She passed her love for the Lord onto her 3 children. She was a
devoted homemaker which contributed to the success of her children’s. Later after
the adult children move from the home, she began working as a home attendance
and was committed to this occupation for several years. She later became the
daytime caregiver of her grandson, Tyler who she affectionally referred to as
“Muchum”. She was very compassionate and enjoy nothing short of seeing her family
members happy and prosperous--she would do whatever it took to keep peace. In
2014, Irene was in need of surgery on her eyes. The surgery left he r almost blind in
one eye with little vision in the other. It was then decided that she would move from
New York Ci ty to Pennsylvania so that she could be cared for by her daughter
Jacqueline and grandson Tyler Wilson Ivey of Easton Pennsylvania. On September
21, 2021, Irene departed from us and was received in the hands of her Lord and
She is survived by her 3 children, Sandra, Jacqueline, Willie and grandson Tyler. She
is also survived by her youngest brother George Grady of Castle Hayne, North
Carolina, a host of nieces, nephews, grand as well as great-grand nieces and
Those preceding Irene to the Heavenly Father are:
Husband-Willie L. Wilson, Sister-
Carrie Grady, Brother-Leo Grady, Sister-in-laws Hazel Grady & Alma Grady, niece-
Belinda Bullock, nephews-Leon Grady, George Grady Jr. and Kenneth McCoy

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Memorial Service
October 2, 2021

11:00 AM
Jesse Johnson Funeral Home
426 Hanover Ave.
Allentown, PA 18109

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