Breanna Jean Wilson, 19, passed away on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. Breanna was born July 6, 1994, in Emporia, the daughter of Robert Wilson and Elizabeth Huse.
Breanna was raised in Yates Center and attended Yates Center High School. At one time Breanna worked as a car hop for Sonic, but more importantly Breanna took care of everyone. She was a wonderful aunt to her nieces and nephews, and they often referred to her as “Nana.” Typical for being a 19-year-old, Breanna was friendly, fun and full of life. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Yates Center and was social with her friends and especially her family.
Breanna was preceded in death by her mother, Elizabeth Huse in 2009. She is survived by her father, Robert “Bob” Wilson; her grandmother Patty Wilson,Yates Center; and boyfriend Andrew Nelson; siblings Natalie James, Kenneth Payne and wife Mindy, Bobbie Jones and significant other Chris Brock and Becky Wilson, all of Yates Center; loving nieces and nephews, Ethan, Conner, Avery, Adalynn, Kevin, Summer, Charity, and Addison; as well as many aunts, uncles, great-aunts, great-uncles and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Breanna are at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, at First Baptist Church in Yates Center. Burial will follow in Yates Center Cemetery. The family will meet with friends the evening prior to the service from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Campbell Funeral Home, Yates Center.
In lieu of flowers the family asks memorials be made to Campbell Funeral Home for burial expenses and sent in care of Campbell Funeral Home P.O. Box 188 Yates Center, KS 66783.
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