Barbara ‘Baba’ Wilson May 1, 1926 ~ May 9, 2013
April 29, 2013, 8:00 am by Staff Reports
She was born May 1, 1926, in Whitesboro, Texas to Herbert and Jacqueline Scott. After Barbara raised three children, she received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Central Texas College. She worked throughout the 1970s and 1980s at various psychiatric nursing facilities in the Austin area. She took a position at Meridell Achievement Center in Liberty Hill where she worked until her retirement in 2006. In addition to her nursing career, Barbara had a successful business in Burnet.
Barbara was a loving mother and grandmother who enjoyed spending time with her family, traveling, gardening and painting. Friends of the family describe Baba as a "truly, gracious Southern woman”.
She is survived by three daughters, Suzanne Wilson Wukasch and her husband Jim Wukasch of Burnet, Mary Elizabeth Wilson Hodge of Houston and Andrea Boothe Wilson of Burnet. She is also survived by three grandchildren who brought great joy to her later years. Her grandchildren are Tristian Wilson, Averi Wukasch and and Paige Wukasch.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Highland Lakes United Methodist Church, Buchanan Dam.
Arrangements were made by Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Burnet. Condolences may be made at www.clementswilcoxburnet.com
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