Mary Wilson's grave marker
The grave marker of Mary C. Wilson, who died at age 35 in 1899, leaving behind her husband and six children. Her epitath reads, "A light from our household is gone. A voice we loved is stilled." (Photo by Brad Fuqua/Philomath News)

Published as it appeared on May 12, 1899, in the (Corvallis) Union-Gazette, Page 3, Column 4.

Out at their farm home in the Mountain View district a husband and six children mourn the loss of a devoted wife and a loving mother. Mrs. Albert Wilson died Tuesday afternoon at the home of J.L. Jones in this city. Two months ago she was stricken with illness in Albany and at the request of Dr. Pernot, the attending physician, she was brought to Corvallis where death relieved her of her troubles.

The maiden name of Mrs. Wilson was Mary C. Tyler. The (She) was born at Petaluma, California, on the second day of February, 1865. She came with her parents to Oregon in 1880 and was married to Albert Wilson on July 11th of the same year. Since that time Mr. and Mrs. Wilson have resided at Mountain View, where the husband has been engaged in farming.

The funeral services were conducted by Rev. Boozer of the Evangelical church, from there the body was taken to the Newton cemetery where the remains were laid peacefully to rest amidst the tears and tributes of those whom she had been so near and dear too during the years of her life.