Corey Wilson

Thursday, November 24, 2011

POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Corey Andrew Wilson, 17, of Poplar Bluff died Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

He was born Sept. 26, 1994, in St. Louis, to Matthew Wilson and Ellen Christine Newberry McCoy.

Corey was a resident of Sonshine Home in Poplar Bluff the past six years. He will be missed by his many friends there. He adored his sister and loved for someone to read to him.

He is survived by his mother, Chris (Chuck) McCoy of Chaffee, Mo.; father, Matthew (Kendall) Wilson of Cape Girardeau; a sister, Marissa Wilson of Cape Girardeau; a stepsister, Madison Jackson, and a stepbrother, Tristen Jackson, both of Cape Girardeau; paternal grandmother, Jeanne Wilson of Cape Girardeau; maternal grandfather, Paul Newberry of Randles; two aunts, three uncles and five cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Eileen Newberry, and stepgrandmother, Wanda Newberry.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time Saturday at Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with Robert Fear officiating. Interment will be in Lightner Cemetery in Scott City.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Sonshine Home and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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