Maudie Christene Wilson, age 78, of Arkadelphia, passed from this life on Saturday, June 30, 2012 at her daughter's home. She was born on September 10, 1933 in Curtis, the daughter of the late Charlie and Fairy Berry Craig. In addition to her parents, Christene was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Wilson, four brothers, Harlie, Arlie, Austin and Tony Craig and one sister, Carlene Ledbetter Smith.
She is survived by four daughters, Mary (Phillip) Shepard, Judy (Michael) Ross, Karen (Robbin) Burrow and Malenia (Tony) Derry, four sons, William (Avis) Wilson, David (Margie) Wilson, Tony (Shirley) Wilson and Timmy Wilson, one brother, Shelby (Lynnetta) Craig of Arizona, twenty-five grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at Harts Chapel Cemetery with Rev. Rick Mays officiating.
Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Monday.
Pallbearers will be Troy Akers, Richard Catlett, Tony Bell, Jack Wilson, Alan Wilson and Pete Bonner.
Arrangements are entrusted to The Welch Funeral Home of Arkadelphia. Visit www.welchfh.net to sign the guest book and view the video tribute.