Thomas (Hank) Wilson, 69, of Brady, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008. He was born March 14, 1938, in Rochelle, to Talvis (Froggie) and Lue Ellen (Burnes) Wilson. He married Dorothy Harper Sept. 19, 1969. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; a daughter, Laura McDonald and husband, Lonnie, of Melvin; four sons, Mike Avant of Brady, Thomas (Bubba) Wilson and wife, Terri, of Monmouth, Ill., Wesley Avant of Jacksonville, Fla., and Talvis Wilson and wife, Missy, of Dayton; two brothers, Talvis (Pete) Wilson and wife, Donna, and Vernon Wilson and wife, Mary Ann, all of Brady; 18 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, four brothers, a daughter and a granddaughter.