CLARENCE NORMAN WILSON
Memorial services will be held Saturday in Union Mission Pentecostal Church of God in Mena, Ark., for Clarence Norman Wilson, 83, of Mena, a former El Centro resident who died of pneumonia Tuesday.
Mr. Wilson, best known to his friends as "Norm," was born Aug. 3, 1918, in Ottawa, Kan.
He served in the Army Air Corps as a radio man and gunner on B-24 bombers during World War II.
After the war, he moved to Brawley from San Diego to manage the Foremost Diaries plant. He later became one of the owners of Dold Auto Co. in El Centro for many years.
After his retirement from Dold, Mr. Wilson joined Imperial Printers as a salesman and eventually retired to Mena.
Survivors include his wife, Christine Wilson; sister-in-law and spouse, June and Frank Pillard of Hot Springs, Ark.; niece, Diane Daniels of Royal, Ark.; and nephew, Silas Rippee of Santa Cruz.