TRUMANN - Mr. Eddie Joe Wilson, Sr., of Trumann died Friday, April 18, 2014 in Jonesboro at the age of 66.He was born in Trumann and had lived his lifetime in Trumann. Mr. Wilson was a retired painter for Bilco Manufacturing, veteran of the U.S. Army and of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his wife, Debra Paulette Kirkland Wilson, one granddaughter, Madison Elizabeth Wilson, two brothers, Ernest and James Wilson and his parents, Troy Wilson and Lorine Molsby.
He is survived by four daughters, Tonya (William) Jackson, Dana (Garey) Stevenson, Amber (Joseph) Costello all of Trumann and Lisa Pope of Tenn.; two sons, Eddie Joe (Raeanne) Wilson Jr., of Trumann and Larry (Angie) Wilson of Needam; fiancee' Debbie Lairson of Jonesboro; one sister, Martha Gard of Trumann; 17 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren..
Funeral services were April 22 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home with Danny Jackson officiating.Burial followed in the Wilson Cemetery in Trumann.
Pallbearers were Eric Jackson, Austin Jackson, Nicklus Bratton, Garey Stevenson III, Nick Browning, Michael Bratton and Bryron Dugan.
An online register book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net