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James Willard Wilson

Published 4:06pm Friday, April 12, 2013

James Willard Wilson

April 7, 2013

James Willard Wilson, 82, Russellville, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2013.

Funeral services were Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Blue Springs Freewill Baptist Church with Bro. James McCullar and Sis. Carolyn Baker officiating. Interment was in the adjoining cemetery.

Pallbearers were nephews and friend. Honorary pallbearers were fellow members of American Legion Post 64.

He was preceded in death by children, Merita Wilson and Ray Wilson; parents, Claude and Vina Wilson; siblings, Pauline Franks, Frauline Wilson, Gladys Jones, Bobbie Bennett, Freida Swinney and Noble Wilson.

He leaves to cherish his memory, children, Hudean Wilson and wife, Janice, Dianna Benford, Brandon Wilson, Dianna Renfro and husband, Jason, and Phillip Jeffreys; brother, Hollis Wilson and wife, Dean; 11 grandchildren; three great grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews.

Special thanks to the nursing staff at ECM Hospital.

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