JIMMY R. WILSON, a resident of Huntsville, was born March 25, 1941, in Harrison, a son of Vernon Odell and Neoma Irene (Tinnin) Wilson. He died Sunday, Nov. 28, 2004, in Fayetteville, at the age of 63.
Jimmy was a cattle farmer. He was a veteran, having served with the United States Navy. He was a member of St. Anne's Catholic Church with many years serving on the Parish Council. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, and the Luther Owens Charcoal Burner's and Muzzle Loading Club.
On Aug. 3, 1963, he was united in marriage with Susan M. (Krpan) Wilson, who survives him of the home. He is also survived by his four children, Stephen and his wife, Melisa Wilson of Metalton, Margie and her husband, John Smiley of Rogers, Kate Williams of Bentonville, and Tim and Missy Wilson Metalton; six grandchildren; his mother, Irene Wilson of Metalton; his brother, Joe Wilson of Metalton; several nieces and nephews; many other relatives and a host of friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Vernon Wilson; a brother, Christopher Wilson; and his son-in-law, Todd Williams.
Rosary services were held Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2004, at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel in Berryville. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004, at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Berryville with Father Thomas Arackal officiating. Interment was in the Dean Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.