Dixie “Daisy” Beatrice Wilson
Dixie “Daisy” Beatrice Wilson, 86, of Gentry, Ark., died Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, at the Legacy Village in Bentonville, Ark.
She was born Feb. 12, 1932, in Teresita, Okla., to Sam Wofford and Bertha Webb Wofford. She married Denver Wilson Sr., on May 16, 1969, in Miami, Okla. She retired from Peterson Farms. She enjoyed crocheting, canning, fishing with her husband, doing word searches, yard sales, collecting dolls and thimbles, and listening to Conway Twitty.
She was preceded in death by her husband; two brothers, Jack and Vollie Wofford; two sisters, Jewell Cowan and Lucille Blair; her son, Larry Williams; and a son-in-law, Kerry Vincent Thompson.
She is survived by two daughters, Jackie Whitehead and husband Denver, and Lori Johnston and husband Kevin, all of Gentry; two sisters-in-law, Linda Sanders-Smith of Siloam Springs, Ark., and Thelma Greenberg of Prairie Village, Kan.; one brotherin-law, Marvin Wilson of Fayetteville, Ark.; eight grandchildren; 15 greatgrandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held at the Gentry Cemetery on Sept. 15, 2018, with the Rev. Dale Johnston officiating.
An online guest book is available at backstrompyeatte.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter, 14100 County Road 16, Bentonville, AR 72712.
Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs was in charge of arrangements.