Elaine E. Wilson 1935-2020

CANFIELD — Elaine E. Wilson, 84, of Canfield, departed this life at 9:20 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, at home following an extended illness.

She was born Nov. 7, 1935, in Youngstown, the daughter of William B. and Ida Davis Sloan.

Ms. Wilson was the CEO of CI Healthcare Inc. for six years before retiring in 2010. She was owner / operator of Elaine Wilson’s Home Nursing for 20 years, director of minority health St. Elizabeth Medical Center for five years and head nurse of surgery for Southside Hospital for 30 years.

She graduated in 1953 from Campbell Memorial High School and in 1955 from Youngstown College of Nursing.

She was a member of Community Church of God, a docent at Butler Institute of American Art, active with the NAACP, Urban League, Links Inc., Black Nurses, NBPW, to just name a few, and was featured in the 1996 Business Journal. She enjoyed collecting art and fine China collectables.

She leaves to mourn one son, Mark Wilson of Alpharetta, Ga.; two daughters, Mrs. Illa (Carl) Wilson Willis of Boardman and Ms. Karen Wilson of Blacklick; four sisters, Ms. Sarah Goldston and Ms. Esther Adair, both of Columbus, Ms. Rosemary Sloan of Atlanta and the Rev. Donna J. Sloan of Austintown; and a host of family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; twin brother, Elvin Ned Sloan; and two sisters, Ms. Marie “Betty” Sloan and Miss Wilnetta Sloan.

Public calling hours will be 11 a.m. to noon Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, at the Sterling-McCullough Williams Youngstown Chapel, with a private funeral to follow at noon.

Masks are required and social distancing will be upheld.

Burial will take place in Tod Homestead Cemetery.

Cards and condolences may be mailed to 5627 London Drive, Austintown, OH 44515.

Arrangements of comfort were handled by the Sterling-McCullough Williams Youngstown Funeral Home.

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