October 23, 1949 ~ April 25, 2021

Born in: Greensboro, Georgia
Resided in: Indianapolis, Indiana

Josie Lucille Wilson 72, of Indianapolis, passed away on Sunday April 25, 2021.  She was born on October 23, 1949, to Pearl and John Roberts.

Jo loved spending time with her family, cooking and shopping. Jo never met a stranger and anyone who knew her loved her.  Jo retired after 20 years of service as Head Custodian from Decatur Township Schools, Indianapolis.

Survivors include her husband, Arvine E. Wilson, Sons: Richard (Holly) Wilson, Brian (Traci) Wilson, Brother: John (Peggy) Roberts, and many Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren, and Nieces and Nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Pearl and John Roberts, and sister Georgia Ann Ray.

*Immediately following funeral service on Saturday, May 1, 2021 a luncheon will be held at:

Mars Hill Charity Riders Club House – 3145 S. Taft Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46221 


Visitation: April 30, 2021 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Legacy - Indianapolis
1604 W Morris St
Indianapolis, IN 46221

Funeral Service: May 1, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Legacy - Indianapolis
1604 W Morris St
Indianapolis, IN 46221

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  1. May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will be here to walk beside you in your journey of grief.

    Eddie Beagles and the staff of Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services

  2. To a wonderful lady, she will be dearly missed, was loved by many, condolences to Arvin and the rest of the family, may her pain be finally gone as she rest in the arms of God❤

  3. Rest in peace jo i will miss calling you .jo i got to say you was one of my best friend ,i work with you many years and we all ways was good frieds so rest in peace pretty lady you are in Gods hands now.Condoences to the rest of the family, I WILL MISS MISS

  4. JoJo, you were a wonderful friend that everyone loved. I loved talking to you on the phone, You always made my day. My heart goes out to your family. God sure gained another angel, because you sure are. all of our years that we worked together, we had so many memories, Fly high Jo, You will be missed by many, Until we meet again Fly high my friend. love you Jo

  5. jo i will miss your calls we call each other .You rest in peace pretty you will be miss so much; I will regreat that we didnot get together for lunch like we talk about but we just waited to long, So sorry for the family but rest in gods arms,

  6. Fly high aunt Josie. I’m praying for comfort for Uncle Arvine, Richard, and Brian. I know you got your arms whapped around them I love you Aunt Josie. Uncle Arvine, Richard, Brain. I love you guys so much. My prayers and thoughts and hugs are with you

  7. A True Friend is hard to find. They are rare and a one of kind. I know I had one of the Best. I had you as my Best Friend. But you were more than that to me. You were my sister and my kids second Mom. My heart is hurting because your gone. I ll cherish all the memories that I had with you over the years. Just remember I Love You Jo and will miss you everyday. Rest in Peace from your Sister: Pearl Mc Guire

  8. Many years ago you came into my life. You became my moms best friend and our families did alot of things together. When I got in trouble with the law and ran away from home. I was being a stupid kid. I thought I was grown and wasnt listening to anyone. I was disobeying my parents. Sneaking out to see the wrong kind of boy. You had a way to get me to listen to ya. So you sit me down and talked to me and by the time the conversation was over I had a whole new outlook for my life and made a change to do better and to be a better person. You never gave up on me You had my back and I could always come to ya if i ever needed anything or just needed to talk. You turned my life around and I Thank you. We became really close. SO years later when I found out i was having a girl. I wanted her to be named after the two women who i loved very much and thought the world of so I named her Josie Pearl after my mother and after you. I will forever Love you and remember all the memories i had with our two families. We all.might not of been blood related but we all grew up loving one another and in my heart we will always be family and noone will ever change that. I know everyone in both of our families feel the same way. I Love you Mom I will miss you. Rest in Peace. Your Daughter: Paula Kay McGuire/Holbrook

  9. Wealth is not only measured in dollars . The Richest of us measure wealth in “Pure Friendship” ! I became Richer the day I met Jojo ! I just never realized just how Rich I would become because of her friendship ! She said we were family right from the start . I hope she never regretted that , because she became one of my most cherished family members . Her smile lit up any room like diamonds and she had a heart of Pure Gold ! She was a very special Lady and I am Blessed and Enriched beyond words for having her Love & Friendship . I will miss you Jojo , but never forget you . I Love you Jojo ! You were a “National Treasure” !😥

  10. Your Mom has alway gives Jayne and I plus our young lady Margaret the best Love ever with her smile .. kind words.. or just what needed to be said .. she loved all so much and will be So missed
    Geneo Jayne
    Joseph, James and Margaret

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