Mattie Pearl (Chadwick) Wilkins, age 90 of Maumelle (formerly of Sherwood), passed away on March 23, 2014 at Baptist Hospital in Little Rock. She was born on Dec. 30, 1923 in Jacksonville to Charles and Sarah Lillian Chadwick.

Mrs. Wilkins was a homemaker who enjoyed spending time with her family, as well as working puzzles, singing, sewing and embroidering and cooking.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years Troy Edward Wilkins, her parents, an infant son, Jerry Wilkins, a son, Jimmie Wilkins, a daughter, Mattie Ruth (Dodson) Noah, five sisters and three great-grandchildren.

Survivors include her children and their spouses are Troy Lee Jr. and Sandi Wilkins of Maumelle, Anne and Rick Tyler of Maumelle, Charles and Maudie Wilkins of Sherwood; a daughter-in-law, Jean Wilkins of Cabot; and a son-in-law Mearlon Noah of Cabot, two brothers Buddy Preston and Leroy Chadwick. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation was, Tuesday, March 25 at Huson Funeral Home in Sherwood.

Funeral Service will be at 10 a.m. today Wednesday, March 26 at Huson Funeral Home Chapel. Grandsons Rev. J. Emerson and Rev. Ricky Tyler will be officiating. Burial will follow at Harmony Cemetery on Hwy 89 in Cato.

Casket Bearers will be Ronnie Craft, Chad Guy, Wallace Wilkins, Eric Whaley, Miles Johnson, Dewayne Murdock and James Alden, all of whom are her grandsons.

Funeral arrangements are under the care of Huson Funeral Homes at 7700 Highway 107, Sherwood, Ark. 72120.

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