Raymond A. Wilson

Friday, April 20, 2012

Mr. Raymond A. Wilson, 74, of Trumann died April 15, 2012, at the family residence.

He was born in Blytheville to Raymond and Ethel Powers Wilson. He had lived in Trumann for the past six years after living in Lafayette, La. He was a security guard for Securitas in Jonesboro, a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the Providence Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Woodrow Wilson.

He is survived by his wife, Carmelita Wilson of the home; two sons, Michael Wilson of Albuquerque, N.M., and Marty Wilson of Cincinnati, Ohio; two step-sons, Tracy Jackson of Trumann and Kevin Jackson of Charlottesville, Va.; two step-daughters, Lisa Kirker of Bono and Nancy Ferguson of Jonesboro; two sisters, Betty Baker of Cherokee Village and Sandra Hardesty of Houston, Texas; two grandchildren, nine step-grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were April 17, 2012, at the Providence Baptist Church in Trumann with Rev. Bobby Brooks officiating with Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann in charge of arrangements.

Honorary pallbearers were Doug Pankey, Doug Timbs, Gary Pruitt, Tommy Anschultz, Walter Marvel, Jim Fowler, Charles Pankey, Kelly Walters, Mike Hudgens and Benton Whitman.

An online register book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net