Willa Louise Presley

Tuesday, January 13, 2004

Willa Louise Presley, 76, of Trumann died Sunday, Jan. 11, at Skill Care Nursing Center in Jonesboro.

Born at Dennis, Miss., she lived most of her life in Trumann. She retired as a factory worker for American Greetings at Harrisburg and was a member of First General Baptist Church near Trumann.

Survivors include one daughter, Judye Presley of Trumann; two sons, John Presley of Bloomington, Ill., and Keith Presley of Menan, Idaho; three sisters, Billie Jean Killian of Union City, Tenn., Sue Fagan of Trumann and Linda Welch of West Memphis; two brothers, James Vinson of Trumann and Carroll Vinson of Jonesboro; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Marvin Woodrow Presley, her parents and one sister.

Funeral services were Tuesday, Jan. 13, in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann, with the Rev. Darrel Miller officiating. Burial followed in Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery.

Pallbearers were David Birdno, Mark Fagan, David Killian, Larry Killian, James Pagan and C.A. Jones.