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 67 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 in a private service under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood.
Pallbearers were Justin King, Danny King, Jeff Littlefield, Andy Pipkins, Perry Wynn, and Mac Jones.
To sign an online guestbook, please visit www.mcconnellfh.com.