June 21, 2022
Dorothy Francis Wilson JacksonJuly 15, 1920 � June 21, 2022Dorothy was called Home twenty-four days before her 102nd birthday. At the time of her passing she was the Delaware Tribe's oldest living fullblood. Dorothy was born on her family's allotment in Delaware, Oklahoma. Her father was Anderson Wilson, her mother was Lillie Parker Wilson. Dorothy's maternal grandparents were George Parker and Mary Bigfield Parker. Her paternal grandparents were Adam Wilson and Amanda Bascomb Wilson. She graduated from Delaware High School and later attended the Haskell Indian School, getting a degree in Business. After college, Dorothy got a job with the Department of Interior, in Washington, DC. Once WWII broke out, her department was moved to Chicago, Illinois. Ultimately, Dorothy got homesick, and was transferred to the Osage Agency in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, where she worked until 1947. Dorothy then moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma and started a job at Flint Steel Corp. She worked for Flint Steel from 1947 until it. . .