Cover photo for Barbara J. Wilson's Obituary
1939 Barbara J. Wilson 2023

Barbara J. Wilson

March 14, 1939 — December 13, 2023

Rock Island, Illinois

Barbara J. Wilson, 84, of Rock Island, Illinois, died Wednesday, December 13, 2023, at UnityPoint Health – Trinity Rock Island.

A memorial gathering will be held from Noon until 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, December 19, in the Horizon Room at Trimble Funeral Home at Trimble Pointe, 701 12th Street, Moline.  Graveside services will follow at Rock Island National Cemetery.  Cremation will take place at Trimble Crematory, Moline.  Memorials may be made to the family.

The former Barbara Jean Mosher was born March 14, 1939, in Rock Island, the daughter of Ralph and Gladys (Franklin) Mosher.  She married Charles M. Wilson and the couple had two sons.  He died March 20, 2022. 

Barb was a member of Edgewood Baptist Church, Rock Island.  She enjoyed volunteering, most notably at the Expo Center in Rock Island and at her sons’ school.  She was a talented artist who enjoyed painting as well as arts and crafts.  She also loved fishing and camping.  Above all else, family was the most important thing to Barb.

She is survived by three children, Hermie Wilson of Rock Island, Michael and Hillary Wilson of Muscatine, Iowa, and Chrisy Ohl of Texas; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two siblings, Julie Moden and Kenny Meeks, both of East Moline; and two nieces, Melissa Gibson and Jill Woeckener, and their families.  She was preceded in death by her parents, and siblings, Peggy Colburn and Ralph “Sonny” Mosher, Jr.

The family invites friends to share stories and condolences at

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Barbara J. Wilson, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, December 19, 2023

12:00 - 1:45 pm (Central time)

Horizon Room at Trimble Pointe (Upper Level)

701 12th Street, Moline, IL 61265

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Graveside Service

Tuesday, December 19, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Rock Island National Cemetery

1600 River Drive, Moline, IL 61265

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 456

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree