Nina L. Wilson

Nina Wilson

Nina Lee Wilson was born March 02, 1953, in Hazlehurst, Mississippi to the late Mack Earl Sanders Sr. and Lee Etta Sanders. Nina Wilson is the maternal granddaughter of the late John and Gretha Jones. Nina Wilson is the paternal granddaughter of the late Nina Smiley Shannon and Mack Neice Sanders Sr.

Nina Wilson moved to Columbus, Ohio in 1960 with her mother; Lee Etta Sanders and siblings Mack Earl Sanders Jr, Eddrest Lenetus Morton, Barbara Ann Jones, Laverne Jones, Carolyn Ann Davis.

Nina Wilson was a graduate of South High School. She continued her education at Columbus State Community College, Central State University and graduated from Park University.

Nina Wilson began her employment serving the community at Ohio State University Hospital. Nina Wilson retired from Franklin County Job and Family Services as a Case Management Supervisor for thirty plus years serving the community until retirement.

Nina Wilson was a foster parent for over 30 years and was currently parenting Justin (Charlie) Prak. She provided a loving home for many children.

Nina enjoyed road trips, family gatherings and her special time at her special places and developed many friends along the way.

Nina Wilson married Lanny Robert Wilson Sr, to that union, two children were born, Lana Lenise Wilson and Lanny Robert Wilson Jr.

Nina Wilson accepted Christ at an early age in Lake Providence, Louisiana. After moving to Columbus, Ohio she attended Zion Hill Baptist Church, World Harvest Church, Triedstone Missionary Baptist Church and continued her Christian journey at Christian Valley Baptist Church under Pastor Fitzgerald.

Nina Wilson was a devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother, and aunt. Nina was blessed with four granddaughters: Kelly Sparks, Kennedy Sparks, Kennis Sparks, London Wilson and two grandsons Elisjsha Freeman and Keith Preston.

Nina Wilson is preceded in death by her husband Lanny Robert Wilson Sr, Daughter Lana Lenise Sparks, Parents Mack Earl Sanders Sr and Lee Etta Sanders, Grandparents John Jones, and Gretha Jones, Nina Smiley Shannon and Mack Neice Sanders Sr, Sister Barbara Ann Sanders and Patricia Ann Sanders.

Nina Lee Wilson was loved by many and will be greatly missed by all.

She leaves to cherish her loving memories; Son Lanny Robert Wilson Jr. (Arlene)., Grandchildren Kelly Sparks, Kennedy Sparks, Kennis Sparks, London Wilson, Elisjsha Freeman and Keith Preston, Son-in-law Dennis Sparks,  Brother Mack Earl Sanders Jr, Sisters, Eddrest Lenetus (Mark) Morton, Laverne Jones, Carolyn Davis and April (Vernon) Willis.

Uncles, Claude (Theresa) Jones, Charles (Yvonne) Jones.

Aunts, Claire Thigpen, Eva Welch, Martha Black and Wilma Bradley. Special niece Tiffany (Reginald) Talley.

Special cousins Karen Jones (Debbie), Frankie Jones, sister-in-law Tina Miller and special friend Kim Carter.

A host of nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, great, great nieces and nephews;  friends, and the extended circle of friends at her special places.








Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery.

Condolence Messages

  1. My Sincere Deepest Condolences to my Family!!
    I Come humbly “Heavenly Father” to put your Shield ️ around my Cousin #LilLamny and Kelly, Kennedy, and Kenis ❤️

    And her Brother Mac, Eddrest, Laverne Carolyn’s ❤️❤️

  2. Kimble/Carter family

    Eddrest, Lanie & family we are praying for you, Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal, Ms Nina will always be remembered and loved

  3. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.
    Continue to rely on God and know that he hears your prayers, because he cares for you. With caring thoughts.

  4. Doris Jackson

    Please accept my deepest sympathy for the loss of your loved one, Nina Lee. May the Lord comfort you with His love and peace, and watch over you during your time of sorrow.

  5. Denise Kinzer

    Sending my deepest condolences to the entire Wilson family. Denise Kinzer

  6. Gloria J Burke

    Words can not express the lost of Nina rest in peace Rd

  7. Karr'yen " Ms. Moe" Jones

    My sincere sympathy and heartfelt prayers to the family of Nina. May you treasure her beautiful fond memories to keep you going through these times of sorrow. May Nina’s bright and beaming light touch us each and every day to make us all smile always as she would have us all do! RIP

  8. Angel, Marqicha, Marquise, & Marvais Hampton

    Our thoughts and sincere prayers go out to our niece and cousin Kelly Sparks and the rest of the family during this difficult time. God is in control, lean on him for strength, He will never let you down.

    We love you ❤️

  9. Lawrence E Spann

    God brings people into our lives for a time, a reason and a season. I thank God for my time and season of knowing and loving my dear friend, Nina. To every believer in Jesus Christ, there’s a time when we’ll be welcomed to a place of eternal rest and peace. Be comforted in knowing that Nina is present in that place. Though we will certainly miss her physical presence, we somehow find comfort in many beautiful memories shared.
    May God continue to bless you, family and keep you and give you strength until we reunite with Nina.
    Peace and Love!

  10. Nina was such a sweet person … she will be greatly missed …we had alot of things in common and shared alot of laughter and great conversation …It be strange for many days and months to come due to her absence My continued prayers to her family and close friends.

  11. Debra Lawhorn Ward

    May God continue to comfort the family. Nina and I went to South High School (Bulldogs) together. She always greeted me with a sweet smile. Rest in Peace

  12. Shirl Washington

    On behalf of the Little & Spencer Families here in Columbus by the way of Hazlehurst, we extend our heartfelt sympathy to the family of our beloved cousin Nina. We pray God’s comfort at this time of your sorrow and may His peace be granted in the days to come. Bishop Donald J. & Lady Shirl Washington, Mount Hermon Baptist Church.

  13. Wanetta Collins

    My Heart felt Condolence to the family of Nina Wilson she will truly be missed that was my girl praying for the family God will take care of you

  14. Pamela Carter/Mccauley

    She will be truly missed one of the best supervisors at the east center…..

  15. Toni Smith-Alston

    Our thoughts and prayers for healing are with the family during this most difficult time of loss. Nina always had a kind smile and encouaging words to give. May God bless.

  16. I want to offer my sincere condolences to my best friend Tiffany Talley and her family. We share so many wonderful memories with Aunt Nina. I will never forget the thoughtful things Aunt Nina did for me when I was in my twenties. Rest in Heaven, because you were loved.

  17. Prayers and condolences to the family of Nina. She and I also attended South High School together where we were good feiends.
    Rest In Peace, my friend.

  18. The City of Zion Church

    On behalf of Pastor Elgin Orton and The City of Zion Church, we would like to offer our condolences and prayers to your family in the loss of your loved one. If there is anything we can do in the days ahead please do not hesitate to let us know.

  19. As Sit Hear & Reflect On Our Relationship When God Brought U Into My Life At A Very Low Point & I Didn’t Think I Was Going To Make It Through & U Were Going Through Something Similar Not The Same circumstances but The Feelings Were The Same & We Form A Bond So Unbreakable That U Were Not Only My Client U Were My Friend & I Will Always Cherish & Remember U ! So Fly High My Friend & Rest Easy Until We Meet Again . To The Family You Have My Deepest Condolences & Sympathy. Ms. Nina Will Be Truly Missed But Never Forgotten . You All R U In My Thoughts & Prayers ! Praying That God Gives U Comfort & Peace During this Difficult Time. I Am Here For Anything & I Mean Anything That The Family May Need !

  20. Donna Perryman Roachford

    My condolences to the family. God bless

  21. Rip it was a pleasure meeting and working with you sending my condolences to your family may you rest in peace

  22. Freddie Mae Henderson

    Prayers and deepest sympathy for family

  23. Patricia A. Johnson

    To Nina Wilson, and family, May God bless each and everyone, and may Heaven smile upon with all my Love,Patty Johnson & Family.

  24. My thoughts and prayers are with you in this time. Mrs. Nina was always kind to me and she will be truly missed.

  25. Eddrest & Family
    I am deeply sorry for your loss. Nina always made me laugh at work and she was very kind to everyone. May God provide you strength during this time. Keeping you all lifted in prayer

  26. Eddrest and Family, You have my deepest sympathy. May the Lord comfort each of you during this time of sorrow. God Bless!!

  27. Sharon D. (Graveley) Reid-Purdie

    My deepest condolences to all who knew Nina. She was a truly kind & sincere person. You’ll be missed Nina.

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