Gail Marie Willson, age 75, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Wednesday November 4, 2015 in Mena,
She was born in Gheens, Louisiana on December 27, 1939 to the late Louis Rogers and the late Angeline Bye Rogers. She was married to Steve Willson and was a loving and kind homemaker and a retired teacher. She enjoyed gardening, painting, and loved to read. Mrs. Willson enjoyed singing in the choir at church and living in the country. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend to all who knew her. She will be dearly missed.
She is survived by husband, Steve Willson of Mena, Arkansas; daughter, Sheri Smalley of Wichita, Kansas, Ambre Keys of Flippin, Arkansas, Tara Darda of Lockport, Louisiana; sons, Craig Martin of Littleton, Colorado, Mark Martin of Ft. Smith, Arkansas; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; brothers, Kenneth Rogers of Luling, Louisiana, Roland Rogers of Milton, Florida.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Louis and Angeline Rogers, and a brother, Michael Rogers.
Mrs. Willson was sent for cremation under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.