Arthur Ray Wilburn

Arthur Ray Wilburn, 91, of Fayetteville, Ark. passed away Thursday, April 20, 2017 in Springdale, Ark. He was born October 24, 1925 in Texarkana, Ark. to Bob and Lula (Hickman) Wilburn. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Viola Wilburn; his parents; a daughter, Anna Lou Wilburn McArthur; a brother, Clarence Wilburn and two sisters Lorene and Leodia Wilburn. Mr. Wilburn was a U.S. Navy veteran having served during the Okinawa Invasion in 1946. He married his wife in 1962. He is survived by his two daughters, Virginia Faye Wilburn Collins of Mt. Pleasant, Texas and Elizabeth Kaye Vaughn of Horatio, Arkansas; and numerous grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Graveside Service will be held 2 p.m. Monday April 24, 2017 at Evergreen Cemetery in Fayetteville. To sign the online guest book visit

Published April 22, 2017