Pastor Marlene Sandra Wilson

December 13, 1970 ~ December 23, 2021 (age 51)

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It is with great sorrow that we announce the Heavenly Transition from Earth to Glory of Pastor Marlene Sandra Wilson, 51, of Cartersville, GA formerly of Jamestown, SC who entered into eternal rest on December 23, 2021 at 11:15 AM at Piedmont Cartersville Medical Center, in Cartersville, GA surrounded by her forever loving parents Pastor Sandy & Lady Mahilda Wilson, her loving siblings twin sister Evangelists Melody Wilson, Sandy (Cicely) Wilson III  and Elder Lavar (Stacey) Wilson were by her side.

Pastor Wilson & Family will be receiving family and friends at their residence at 380 Old Oak Hill Rd. Jamestown, SC 29453.

** The family ask that everyone please wear a mask at all times while at their residence, the visitation at the church on Tuesday evening and the Home Going Service on Wednesday morning.**



Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not to thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.  Proverbs 3:5-6

Marlene Sandra Wilson, daughter of Pastor Sandy, Jr. and Lady Mahilda Hamilton Wilson, was born on Sunday, December 13, 1970 at 2:25 pm, Moncks Corner, SC. She departed this life on Thursday, December 23, 2021 at Piedmont Cartersville Medical Center, Cartersville, Georgia.

Marlene a graduate of Macedonia High School, Class of 1989. She attended Winthrop University, Rockhill, SC, Southeastern University, Lakeland, FL, World Harvest Bible College, Columbus, OH. She graduated from Beulah Heights Bible College, Atlanta, GA with Honors, Summa Cum Laude.

She was employed with Shaw Industries as a customer service representative until her health began to fail.

Marlene grew up in Jehovah Holiness Church where along with her siblings she sang on the SY Choir, the Berkeley District Youth Choir and traveled with the Berkeley District Adult Choir. One of the main singing groups she was known to sing with is The Oakhill Singers where at that time members were Myron, Melody, Reginald, and Sandy, III.  Lavar and Carlton, they were too young to sing with the group.

While living in Georgia, Marlene attended Stronghold Christian Church under the leadership of Dr. Benjamin Gaither, and later moved and joined Lighthouse Evangelistic Church, under the leadership of Pastor Gloria Gainor, Cartersville, GA. It was at this location that she became an Associate Pastor.

Along with her brothers, Marlene crafted the art of playing the drums. She was also seen pretty much everywhere she went to service carrying her tambourine. Marlene was also very good with graphic art. What ever kind of flyer you needed, she may fuss a little, but she would get it done. She also made sure everybody’s pictures were up to date. When it was family reunion time, she wanted pictures early so she could get the slide show done in time.

She leaves to cherish her memory her parents Pastor Sandy and Lady Mahilda Wilson: her twin sister, Pastor Melody Wilson, Summerville, SC; her brothers Sandy, III (Cicely) of Memphis, TN, and Elder Lavar (Stacey) of Summerville, SC; four aunts and eight uncles: Aurther Lee (Reola) Wilson, Oscar (Ida) Wilson, Mazie (Friendly) Green, Isaac (Joann) Owens, Fermon (Betty) Owens, John Owens, Anthony (Denise) Owens, Diane (Ralph) Rhodes, Kenneth (Vanessa) Owens, Daryl (Irene) Owens, Melvina (Brian) Pringle, Lashunda Owens-Ferguson; three nieces and one nephew: Jasmine, Lacey, Faith, and Seth. Her best friend, Diane Taylor; three great aunts and one great uncle and a host of cousins, and numerous lifelong friends that she made along the way.


Pastor Marlene will lie in state one hour before the service.   

The service will be live streamed on our Facebook page,  Please see service details below.   

You are welcome to leave your condolences on our Tribute Wall.





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December 28, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
St. Mary's Holiness Church
3548 North Hwy. 52
St. Stephens, SC 29479

December 29, 2021

11:00 AM
Pastor Sandy & Lady Mahilda Wilson Residence
380 Old Oak Hill Rd.
Jamestown, SC 29453

Interment Following Service
December 29, 2021

Jehovah Holiness Church Cemetery
2883 French Santee Rd.
Jamestown, SC 29453

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