Claude " Old Dude' Wilson was born on June 25, 1938 in New Orleans, Louisiana to the late King David and Edna Watson. He was the fifth of nine children. Claude graduated from O.W. Dillon High Schoo in Kentwood, Louisiana.
Later he met and married Mary Lee Dyson of Wilmer, LA. To their union five children were born. Claude was a dairyman by trade the last 25 years were spent in Franklinton, Louisiana. He retired after 37 years.
Source: Homegoing Celebration of Claude Wilson
Provided By: Sweet Home Baptist Church Museum
Transcribed: Antoinette Harrell