Peterson Funeral Chapel

Wilma Jean Tolson, age 86 of Aurora passed away Thursday, January 19, 2023 at the Aurora Nursing Center. She was born to Finis and Hannah (Feaster) Forrester on July 12, 1936 in Aurora, Missouri.


Survivors include two sons, Randall Batson and wife Kay of Verona and Rodney Batson and wife Margaret of Monett; two daughters, Pamala Rice and husband Marty of Verona and Lesa Ellingsworth and husband Buck of Crane; one son-in-law, Eugene Patton of Springfield; one daughter-in-law, Edith Shockley of Idaho; 13 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.


Wilma was preceded in death by her parents, Finis and Hannah; one son, Billy Shockley; one daughter, Cathy Patton; 10 siblings and one grandchild, Carrie Batson.


A Memorial Service will be held Monday, January 23rd at 10:00 AM in Peterson Funeral Chapel