Jody Boudreaux Wilson
Graveside services for Jo Frances (JODY) Boudreaux Wilson will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at Dawson County Cemetery with Billy Everrett officiating. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Branon Funeral Home.
She passed away peacefully on March 2, 2023 in her home while on hospice in Plainview, Texas.
Jody was born to Woodrow Wilson and Nita Jo Curry October 25, 1939 in Hillsboro, Texas. She had one brother, Buster. She married Marshall Boudreaux soon after graduating from Brownsville High School, and they traveled the United States evangelizing, with Jody primarily providing music. Son Damon was born after much prayer, about five years on the road. They took the pastorate of Christ Temple Church in Huntington, WV. They left there in 1970, evangelized for three years and started life in Lamesa, Texas as a pastor family.
Jody sewed, taught piano, and began working at Medical Arts Hospital in the Medical Records department where she also worked as in-house chaplain for twenty-four years, retiring in March 2000 as head of the department. During this time, she also founded and pastored Bethany Chapel for seventeen years as well as promoted blood drives, civic and ministry involvement in the community, and entertained with music and humor. In 1991, her son Damon died.
Jody moved from Lamesa May 27, 2000, marrying Ted Wilson, a Methodist pastor. They then lived in Big Spring for two weeks, then Petersburg, and Borger before he retired from local church pastorates to full-time evangelism at Plainview. There they continued to do prison ministry, Walks to Emmaus, revivals, music and humor programs, retreats, etc.
Jody performed music from the age of fourteen and was an anointed keyboardist on piano, organ, and accordion. The Boudreauxs cut three albums in Nashville, and Jody recorded two piano CDs in 2005. Jody was gifted in so many ways, musically with voice and instruments, she was a powerful speaker and teacher, humorous quipster and storyteller, and a marvelous writer. She published two books: Tell Me a Story and One More Story after health issues essentially halted her other modes of ministry. When Jody entered a room, the Holy Spirit engulfed the room. She was a humble servant of God and loved people with the love of Christ. Heaven is even richer with her presence.
Jody is preceded in death by her parents, brother, and son.
She is survived by her sister-in-law Jane Curry and nephew Darren Curry of Columbia, LA as well as some special cousins. When she married Ted she gained a new family and is survived by Ted, his son Keith & Christine Wilson of Richardson, TX, daughter, Kyla & Audra Wilson of Portland, Ore., special daughter in the Lord, Stephanie Bolton of New Home, TX, and daughters in the Lord, Hilde Sanden Bjonness of Horten, Norway, Pam Shaw of Pampa, TX, and special friend, Sharon Youngblood of Lamesa. She is also Granna to Charis, Sophia, Selah, Faith, Katy, and Caleb of Richardson, TX. She will be greatly missed by the multitude of friends and people who have been brought to the throne through her ministry of Love.
The family suggests memorials be made to Bethany Chapel Ministries, P.O. Box 992 Plainview, Texas 79703.
To send condolences online, please visit www.branonfuneralhome.com
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