Joe Martin "Marty" Wilkinson
Joe Martin "Marty" Wilkinson, 54, of Caraway passed away Monday, March 09, 2015, at St. Vincent's Hospital in Little Rock. Mr. Wilkinson was born April 27, 1960, in Memphis to Kilborn and Louise Wilkinson. Mr. Wilkinson enjoyed fishing, hunting, watching football and spending time with his family.
Survivors include two daughters, Brandy Hinton and husband Terry of Caraway, and Mikala Diffee and husband Anthony of Manila; two sons, Joe Wilkinson and wife Sharla of Caraway and Blaine Wilkinson and wife Jessica of Manila; two sisters, Regina Hulen and husband Earl of Caraway and Betty Mynatt and husband Jimmy of Marion; three brothers, Kilborn Wilkinson of Millington, Tenn., Jeff Wilkinson and wife Carla of Caraway, and Leslie Wilkinson and wife Stacy of Lake City; 12 grandchildren; one great grandchild; and a host of other family and friends.
Mr. Wilkinson was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Roy Walling, Robin Wilkinson and Donald Wilkinson; one sister, Jewel Blagg; and two grandchildren, Wyatt and Jaden Wilkinson.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, at the First Baptist Church in Caraway with Rev. Rick Stevens officiating. Interment will follow at Caraway Cemetery under the direction of Faith Funeral Service. The family received visitors at the church on Wednesday from noon until service time.
Pallbearers are Earl Hulen, Jimmy Mynatt, Jeff Wilkinson, Leslie Wilkinson, Morgan Walling and Terry Hinton. Honorary pallbearers were Kilborn Wilkinson, Homer Craig, Larry Craig and Clifford Craig.