Mr. Willcockson, 57, was born January 6, 1949 and died Wednesday afternoon, September 5, 2001 at Regional Medical Center of NEA in Jonesboro, Ark ,of natural causes. Mr. Willcockson was born in Weona, Ark, and had lived in Truman most of his life and was of the Baptist faith. He was Preceded in death by his parents, Orville and Louise Terrill Willcockson, on son, Jerry Leon Wilcockson, Jr., one grandchild, three brothers, and one sister.
He is survived by his daughter: Leona Jean Willcockson of Trumann, his son: William Orville Willcockson of Trumann, two brothers: Larry Willcockson of Belvedere, Ill., and Steve Willcockson of Trumann, three sisters: Carolynn Pixler of Rockford, Ill., Thelma Lee Willcockson of Rockford, Ill., and Carol Sue Spence of Austin, TX. Also surviving are his five grandchildren.
The visitation was Friday evening at 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home. The funeral was Saturday morning at 10:00 a.m. in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home . The burial was at the Holly Springs Cemetery in Harrisburg, AR.
The Pallbearers included: Billy Joe Wilson, David Harper, D.A. Bratton , Clay David, Johnny Bushong, and Danny Austin.