Martha Ann Elizabeth Wilson, 78, of Fort Smith, Arkansas entered into rest on August 28, 2017.

She was born October 21, 1938 in Paris, Arkansas. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents Nolan and Emma Alice (Ramsey) Beckett, her late husband Edward Wilson, and three brothers Thomas James Beckett, Bobby Beckett and Hugh Beckett.

She is survived by three daughters: Joni Michelle Rosentreter (Todd) of Fort Smith, Deborah Kay Gooch (David) of Fort Smith, Karen Elizabeth Allen (Lloyd Anthony) of Roland, OK, one son Mark Edward Wilson of Paris; eight grandchildren: Jeremy Guillory, Erica Moore, Sarah Guillory, Rebecca Wilson, Matthew Wilson, Meagan Haller, Jonathan Gooch and Joshua Allen; eleven great-grandchildren, one sister Linda Yarborough (Paul) and one brother Johnny Beckett (Shirley) both of Magazine.

Funeral service officiated by the Rev. George Crowden will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, August 31, 2017 at Lewis-Roberts Funeral Chapel 4817 Kelley Hwy, Fort Smith with Interment to follow at Corley Cemetery in Paris, Arkansas at 1:00 p.m.

Family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Lewis-Roberts Funeral Chapel, Fort Smith.

Pallbearers will be Jeremy Guillory, Joshua Allen, Matthew Wilson, Jonathan Gooch, P.J. Yarborough, and Travis Williamson.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Dr. Jerry Stewart, Dr. Charles Paris, Dr. Taylor Prewitt, Dr. William Holmes, Dr. Tony DeMondesert and the Trinity Baptist adult Sunday School Class.

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