Mabel Patricia "Pat" Johnston Wilson, 76, a 26 year resident of Spring Creek, NC passed away on December 31, 2018 at Mission Hospital. She was born on February 8, 1942 in Baltimore City, MD to Frederick Johnston and Sarah Lewis Johnston. In addition to her parents, Pat is preceded in death by her first husband, Rodney J. Preissler, Sr. and her second husband, Edward A. Wilson, Jr.
Pat attended Baltimore City #98 and later retired from Mobern Electric in Laurel, MD. She was a member of the Waynesville Seventh Day Adventist Church and the Tabernacle in Laurel, MD. Pat enjoyed ceramic dolls, bingo, and playing cards.
Pat is survived by her son, Rodney J. Preissler, Jr. (Christine) of Westover, MD; daughter, Lisa E. Beckner (Robert E. Beckner, Jr.) of Lusby, MD; grandchildren, Rodney Preissler, III of Glenburnie, MD, Benjamin A. Upton (Katie) of Princess Anne, MD, Sarah M. Upton of Fruitland, MD, Robert E. Beckner, III of Lusby, MD, and Christine Niverba (Avram) of Lusby, MD; great-grandchildren, Haylee Dawn Upton of Princess Anne, MD (mermaid), Lincoln Allen Upton of Princess Anne, MD, Carter Brooks Upton of Princess Anne, MD, Ava Niverba of Lusby, MD, and Avram Niverbna, Jr.; and several nieces and nephews, at least 82!
A service will be announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Spring Creek VFD 1313 NC 209 Hwy. Hot Springs, NC 28743. Donations may also be made to the Rathbun House 121 Sherwood Rd. Asheville, NC 28803.
Special thanks to the Waynesville SDA Church, the Spring Creek VFD, Rathbun House, and family and friends.