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Ishmael Willsey

Ishmael Willsey of Greenwood Arkansas

Ishmael Willsey

Ishmael Willsey, 89, of Greenwood, died Wednesday, January 8, in Fort Smith.  He was retired from Riverside Furniture, a veteran of the U.S. Navy and World War II, a member of Harris-Hannah V.F.W. Post # 6527, and a Baptist.  He was preceded in death by a daughter, Rita King.

He is survived by his wife of sixty-seven years, Gail; two daughters, Kathy Jones of Greenwood and Kay Nichols of Summerfield, Florida; two sisters, Connie Odom and Iva Hicks both of Greenwood; three grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

Interment was at Dawson Cemetery in Milltown with a private service under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood.  Viewing was 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, January 10 at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Justin King, Danny King, Jeff Littlefield, Andy Pipkins, Perry Wynn, and Mac Jones.

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