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Dixie "Daisy" B. Wilson
Dixie “Daisy” Beatrice Wilson, 86, of Gentry, passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at the Legacy Village in Bentonville.
Dixie was born on February 12, 1932 in Teresita, Oklahoma, the daughter of Sam Wofford and Bertha Webb Wofford. She was the widow of the late, Denver Wilson Sr., whom she married on May 16, 1969 in Miami, Oklahoma. Dixie retired from Peterson Farms. Dixie loved life and had a great sense of humor, always enjoyed joking with people. She also enjoyed crocheting, canning, fishing with her husband, doing word searches, loved going to yard sales on the weekends, collecting dolls and thimbles, and listening to Conway Twitty.
She is survived by two daughters, Jackie Whitehead and husband Denver, and Lori Johnston and husband Kevin all of Gentry; two sister in laws, Linda Sanders-Smith of Siloam Springs and Thelma Greenberg of Prairie Village, Kansas; one brother in law, Marvin Wilson of Fayetteville; eight grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren ,seven great great grandchildren; and her fur baby, Zoey.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Sam and Bertha Wofford; her husband, Denver Wilson Sr; 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.
The family will greet friends at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home on Friday, September 14, 2018 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.
Graveside services will be held at the Gentry Cemetery on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm. Rev. Dale Johnston will officiate the service. Arrangements are under the direction of the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home. To sign online guestbook please go to www.backstrom-pyeatte.com.
Per Dixie’s request, in lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to the Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter, 14100 County Rd 16, Bentonville, AR 72712.
A candle was lit in memory of Dixie "Daisy" Wilson
Lynne Glass Sep 15 2018 12:00 AM
Lori and Jackie and family- so very sorry for your loss.I am just heartbroken for you.Prayers, loveand hugs for comfort during this very difficult time.
JuDene Stroud Sep 14 2018 12:00 AM
Your mom was a sweet lady. So very sorry for your loss. She is with Denver now. Love you so much!
Donna Thompson Sep 14 2018 12:00 AM
Lori: We are saddened to hear about your mother. Keeping you and your family in our prayers and hoping for comfort during this difficult time losing your mother. Hugs my dear friend.
Teresa Martin Sep 14 2018 12:00 AM
My sweet Mrs Dixie! I have known her for years and will miss her! Prayers for you guys!
Shelley Sep 14 2018 12:00 AM
Dixie is a very good friend im going to miss you
Jimmy Asher Sep 13 2018 12:00 AM
An Azalea Plant was sent on September 13, 2018
With deepest sympathy and lots of love. Lee & Cissy Brockhaus
Expression of Sympathy Sep 13 2018 12:00 AM