Billie Mast Wilson
Mrs. Billie Mast Wilson, 84, of Boone passed away Friday morning, Nov. 30, 2012, at Glenbridge Health & Rehabilitation.
Born June 17, 1928, in Watauga County, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Mamie Henson Mast. Billie originally started her secretarial career at Wilcox Drug Co. where she worked for several years, and later retired from ASU where she worked in several departments as a secretary.
She is survived by four nephews, Terry Combs and wife, Wanda, of Sugar Grove, Tony Combs and wife, Becky, of Zionville, Chris Combs and wife, Sally, of Durham and Steve Combs and wife, Denise, of Sugar Grove; one niece, Charlie Cole and husband, Doug, of Boone. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Steve Wilson and one sister Peggy Mast Combs.
Billie loved to walk and play golf. Her flower garden on Green Street was a favorite pastime where she spent many hours in healthier times. Billie also enjoyed celebrating events with family and friends.
Funeral services for Mrs. Billie Mast Wilson will be conducted 2 p.m. Monday at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be the Rev. Katherine Cornell. Burial will follow in the Mast Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday afternoon prior to the service from 1 to 2 p.m. at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home. Online condolences may be shared with the Wilson family at http://www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com.
Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Medi Home Hospice, PO Box 1357, Newland, NC 28658, or The Mast Cemetery, C/O Mike Mast, 442 Frozenhead Ridge Road, Sugar Grove, NC 28679.
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Wilson family.