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Obituary for Edith McCrary Wilson

Edith McCrary Wilson, age 93, of Pine Bluff, went home to be with her Heavenly Father on October 28, 2022.

She was born on October 30, 1928 at White Hall, and graduated from White Hall High School in 1947. Edith and her husband, John, owned and operated John F. Wilson Real Estate and Insurance for nearly 30 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church of White Hall.

Edith was a wonderful mother and wife who devoted her life to her family.  Nothing was more important.  She not only supported the activities of her children, but she became actively involved.  Over the years she acted as a scout leader for both boys and girls.  She also attended countless band and choir concerts, parent teacher conferences, and sporting events.  She was very proud of her children and the men and women that they became.  She was also active in the American Business Women’s Association and the Jefferson County Republican Women.  Edith was also a wonderful cook.  Nobody ever left her home hungry.  Edith was an avid Razorback fan and brought that type of passion to everything she did.  She lived a very full life and will be sorely missed by everyone who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, John F. Wilson; parents, Marvin McCrary and Thalia Counts McCrary; sisters, Helen Moustakes, Freda Manning, Laverne Carter and Norma Jean Smith and brother, Marvin “Buddy” McCrary Jr.

Survivors include three sons, John F. Wilson, Jr. of Memphis, Tennessee, Faron J. Wilson and his wife, Charlotte, of Pine Bluff, and Daron R. Wilson of Baltimore, Maryland; two daughters, Karen M. Wilson of Rogers, and Kimberly K. Batey and her husband, Tony, of Maumelle; grandson, Adam N. Wilson of Memphis, Tennessee, and a host of loving family and friends.

Edith’s funeral service will be Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022,10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson & Son. Burial will follow in Graceland Cemetery at Pine Bluff.

Visitation is scheduled for Friday, November 4th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Robinson’s.

Memorials can be made to First Baptist Church of White Hall, Post Office Box 20307, White Hall, Arkansas 71612-0307.

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