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Tony Dean Wilhite

Tony Dean Wilhite, age 37, of Mena, Arkansas died on Monday, December 28, 2020 at the Mena Regional Health System in Mena. He was born on Friday, September 23, 1983 to Tony Dale Wilhite and Kathy Louise Edwards Cook in Mena, Arkansas.

Tony loved his family and his dog, Silas. Tony was a funny person and loved to make people laugh. Tony was a hard worker and worked out in the oil fields for Local Union 112 for 14 years as a Ultrasonic Technician doing quality control. Tony enjoyed hunting and fishing, riding his side-by-side and motorcycle, and mudding. Tony was a loving son, brother, uncle, and friend and will be missed by all who knew him.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Michelle Wilhite.

Tony is survived by his father and stepmother, Tony and Nancy Wilhite of Mena; his mother and step father, Kathy and Tommy Cook of Mena; two brothers, Travis Cook and Korie Wilhite both of Mena; his sister, Kasie Leonard of Mena; his very special niece and a host of other relatives and friends.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, January 4, 2020, at 2:00 P.M. at the Bowser Family Funeral Home Chapel in Mena with Reverend Bobby Blasingame officiating. Funeral and cremation services entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena, Arkansas.

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