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Johnie Ray Wilson

August 25, 1953 ~ December 31, 2017 (age 64)

Johnie Ray Wilson, age 64, of Lonoke, AR passed away on Sunday, December 31, 2017.  Johnie was born August 25, 1953 to Patsy Lilly Wilson and the late Thomas Ray Wilson.


He is survived by his loving wife of 38 years Nita Benafield Wilson; daughters, Alison (Tim) Huskey of Jacksonville, AR and Lindsey (Parker) Smith of Beebe, AR; grandchildren Chase, Brandon, Chelsie, and Emily Huskey, and Peyton, and Camryn Smith; his mother, Patsy Lilly Wilson, two sisters, Nancy (Tim) Lassiter, and Patti (Todd) Cline; many nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family, and friends and one brother, Michael (Betty) Wilson.


Johnie attended the Arkansas School for the Deaf until he went to work on the Winrock and Wilson family farm. After retirement from farming, his passion became running his lawn care business. He also enjoyed hunting and spending time with his six grandchildren. 

Charitable donations may be made to:

Lonoke First United Methodist Church
220 S Center Street, Lonoke AR 72086
Tel: 1-501-676-3118

Jacksonville First United Methodist Church
Jacksonville AR 72076

 Service Information

January 3, 2018

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Boyd Funeral Home Chapel
207 East 2nd St
Lonoke, Arkansas 72086

Funeral Service
January 4, 2018

2:00 PM
Lonoke First United Methodist Church
Center and Pine
Lonoke, Arkansas 72086

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