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Services for Myrtle Y. Moore-Wilson, 74, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in Calvary Baptist Church, 1184 Genesee St. Burial will be in Forest Lawn.

The former Myrtle Edwards died Tuesday (March 28, 1995) in her Buffalo home after a brief illness.

A Baton Rouge, La., native, she attended Southern University in Baton Rouge and moved to Buffalo in 1946.

Mrs. Moore-Wilson worked at the former Markeen Hotel at Utica and Main streets, then was manager of Scottie's Steak House on East Delavan Avenue. Later she worked for the Erie County Department of Social Services, retiring in 1992.

She was active in the organizations of Calvary Baptist Church. In 1976, she was a recipient of the Black Achievement Award.

Survivors include her husband of 48 years, Esco Wilson; three sons, William Moore, Herman Moore and I. Bruce Wilson; four daughters, Jeanne Billups, Gwendolyn Stallworth, Sheryl Williams and Debra Askew; a stepdaughter, Cloteal Rhodes of Tacoma, Wash.; 35 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.


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