My Pulse News

Mena Arkansas News covering Polk County and the surrounding area

Jessie Boon Wilson

Jessie Boon Wilson, age 61, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2022, at his home.

He was born December 13, 1960, in Antlers, Oklahoma, to William Gene Wilson and Billie Jane Wilson. He was a long-time resident of Atoka, Oklahoma, before moving to Mena where he has lived for over 20 years. He worked as a roofer and a part-time equipment operator. Jessie Boon Wilson was able to travel a lot during his roofing career and made a lot of friends across the country. He liked to talk on the CB radio and enjoyed his yard and flowers. One of his greatest pleasures was to decorate and cook for Christmas, as well as the other holidays, for all his family and others to enjoy. Jessie lived out his life the best way that he could. He was loved by many and will be truly missed.

Jessie is preceded in death by his parents, William Gene and Billie Jane Wilson; sisters, Debbie Wilson and Tammy Williams; brothers-in-law, Chris Smith and Jimmy Williams; nephew, Clint Williams Smith. He is survived by his sisters and their family, Connie Smith of Atoka, Oklahoma, Becky Page and George Page of Mena, Arkansas, Sheila Allen and Darrell Allen of Acorn, Arkansas; all his nieces and nephews, Christy McKee, Kit Smith, George Page, Bryan Page, Wendy Sides, Stephanie Dilbeck, Sam Amiott and Kayala Williams.

Cremation services for Jessie are entrusted to Beasley-Wood Funeral Home. 

Online obituary at

Share This Post