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Candy A. Wilson


Candy A. Wilson, 58 of Girard passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, Dec. 15, 2023 with her loving family by her side.

She was born June 6, 1965 in Carlinville, the daughter of Ernest Morgan and Barbara (Beard) Murphy.

Candy was a member of Nilwood Baptist Church.

She was a “jack of all trades,” there wasn’t much she couldn’t do, and she loved going treasure hunting at Goodwill.

Candy is survived by her daughters, Kris Morgan (Justin Adams) of Girard, Tara Wilson (Craig Cummings) of Nilwood; grandchildren Bailey (Dylan), Haylee (Will), Natalie (Hunter), Ayden and Christopher; great granddaughter, Haiden; brother, Shaun Morgan of Springfield and her special aunt Sarah Clark of Standard City.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sons, Eric and Jeremy Wilson; brother Robert Darling and her special uncle Terry Clark.

Candy’s family hosted a Celebration of Life Service on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2024 at the Nilwood Baptist Church with Tammy Pauley ministering. Candy was laid to rest at Auburn Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to Simmons Cancer Institute, 315 W. Carpenter St., Springfield, IL 62702

Airsman & Calvert Funeral Homes, Girard is honored to be caring for Candy’s family.

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