Willa Gertrude "Trudy" Wikowsky

Friday, January 26, 2018
Willa Gertrude "Trudy" Wikowsky

Willa Gertrude Wikowsky, 90, of Piggott, Ark., known by many as “Trudy”, passed away January 25, 2018, at the General Baptist Nursing Home in Piggott.

She was born on June 1, 1927, in Rector, Ark., and was the daughter of the late William Marshall and Nellie Mae (Russell) Sanders. She had four brothers, Albert Newton Sanders, John Marshall Sanders, William Monroe Sanders and Billy George Sanders, and three sisters, Allen Sanders Cato, Lina Lee Sanders Jackson and Leona Sanders Mungle.

She was united in marriage to the late Grant Edwin Wikowsky, and to this union two children were born. Her son, Billy Wikowsky, preceded her in death.

Trudy was a member the Olive Chapter #147 Order of the Eastern Star of Jonesboro, Ark. Earlier in life, she worked for K-Mart for many years.

Survivors include her daughter, Lorene Bartusiak and husband David of Cave Creek, Ariz.

Visitation will be held beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 29, at Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, in Piggott. Funeral services will follow at 10 a.m. in the Hoggard and Son's Chapel with Charles Richardson officiating. Burial is in Woodland Heights Cemetery, Rector, Ark.

Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, of Piggott, is in charge of the arrangements.