Thursday, May 17, 2007

Russell Lee Wilson, 43, of Jenkins, died on Friday, May 11, 2007, at his home.

He was born Sept. 12, 1963, the son of William Leroy Wilson and Anna Lou (McCollough) Wilson, in Springfield. He married Patricia Carla Willhite on Dec. 10, 1983, in Aurora, and she survives. He was a graduate of Crowder Collage with an Associates Degree in Waste Water and Water Management. He was one of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Additional survivors include: two sons, Jonathan and his wife Melissa, of Maryville, and William Lee Wilson, of Cassville; two daughters, Renea Wilson and Sarah Wilson, of the home; three brothers, David Wilson and his wife Norma, of Reeds Spring, Jim Wilson and his wife, Kathy, of Springdale, Ark., Tim Wilson and his wife, Regina, of Alta Vista, Kan.; and one sister, Linda Reyes and her husband, Alfonso, of Jenkins. He was preceded in death by his father William Leroy Wilson and one brother William Mike Wilson.

Memorial services were held at the Shell Knob Kingdom Hall on Monday with Dale Crownhart officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home, Cassville.