Victoria Eloise Wilson

Published 5:00 am Wednesday, September 6, 2006

Services for Victoria Eloise Wilson, of Gastonia, N.C., areWednesday, Sept. 6, at in Gastonia. Costner Funeral Home inGastonia is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Wilson, 27, died Aug. 31, 2006. She was born in Brookhavenon July 11, 1979, to Patricia Williams and Walter Swington.

She was a member of Mt. Wade M.B. Church at an early age and wasan active member of the Tabernacle Baptist Church, where sheparticipated in junior choir, youth mission and youth usher board.She attended the Brookhaven Public School System and later, theGaston County School System in Gastonia. She graduated fromAshbrook High School in 1997 and was active in track andbasketball.

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Preceding her in death were her maternal grandparents, L.C. andEloise Williams; her paternal grandparents, Vera Lee Hall, MaiseLee Butler and her father-in-law, Billy Gunnings.

Survivors are her husband, Tykeylan Wilson; her son, Tyler; herdaughters, Taylor and Kaylen; her mother, Patricia Butler, ofGastonia; her father, Walter Swington, of Brookhaven; her adoptivefather, Ivy Butler, of Gastonia; her sister, Geneva Butler, ofGastonia; her brothers, Issac Newton, of Gastonia, Darius LevanSwington and Sylvester Williams, both of Brookhaven; her sevennieces; her nephew; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, otherrelatives and friends.