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O'Fallon Wilson, 96

O'Fallon R. Wilson, a retired mathematics teacher, died Sunday of complications from an ankle fracture at Sinai Hospital. The Towson resident was 96.

Born O'Fallon Ray in Lancaster, Tenn., she earned a nursing degree from Vanderbilt University in 1931 and continued working there after graduation as a member of Dr. Alfred Blalock's operating room team.

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She later earned a history degree from Mississippi Southern College, now the University of Southern Mississippi.

She moved to Baltimore in 1958 and taught mathematics at the Bryn Mawr School until her 1975 retirement.

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Mrs. Wilson enjoyed travel, spending time in Ocean City and gardening.

A memorial service was held Wednesday.

Survivors include a daughter, Kathy Sharon Bingley of Towson; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Her husband of 63 years, John P. Wilson, a Johns Hopkins University research mathematician, died in 2004.


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