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Douglas Ray Wesson

Douglas Ray Wesson, 77, of Laneburg, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, December 17, 2019 in Laneburg. He was born February 5, 1942 in Terrapin Neck, Arkansas to Wilburn Leon and Jessie Gatlin Wesson.

He retired from International Paper and was of United Pentecostal Faith. Doug enjoyed sitting on the front porch and visiting with family and friends. He was always ready for a good game of dominos. Not many people could brag about winning a game against him. We will miss that winning smile.

He is preceded in death by his mother and father; one son, Timothy Wesson; one daughter, Lisa Wesson; two brothers, James Wesson and Alan Wesson; one sister, Gail Clark.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Freda Wesson of Laneburg; four sons, Douglas Paul Wesson (Gail) of Arizona, Anthony Steven Wesson of Arkansas, Nathaniel E. Wesson (Ronnie) of Arizona, Jonathan Ray Wesson of Arkansas; one daughter, Pamela Dawn Wesson of Oregon; eight brothers, Lonnie Paul Wesson (Kaye), Wilburn L. Wesson (Patsy), Rudy Carl Wesson, Patrick Phelps, Phillip Phelps (Loupe), Michael Phelps (Leora), David Phelps (Shelly), Daniel Phelps (Audrey); one sister, Peggy Holt; one sister-in-law, Darlene Wesson; eight grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held 6:00-8:00pm Thursday, December 19, 2019 at Herndon-Fuqua Funeral Home Prescott.

Funeral service will be 2:00pm Friday, December 20, 2019 at First United Pentecostal Church Laneburg with interment to following in New Salem Cemetery. Rev. Bob Fruen will officiate under the direction of Herndon-Fuqua Funeral Home Prescott.

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