Wesley Earl Philpot, 79, ofMagazine, Arkansas, died Wednesday, December 7, 2016, in Booneville, Arkansas. He was born August 11, 1937, in Hector, Arkansas to the Wesley John Philpot and Emphrus Gean Philpot. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Odell Philpot; and two grandson’s.


Wesley was a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Greenwood.


Funeral service was at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 10th, at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Greenwood. Burial was at Liberty Cemetery, located south of Paris near the Driggs community, under the direction of Brotherton Brothers Funeral Home in Paris.


He is survived by his wife, Sara Philpot; five daughters, Ronda Jones; Kathryn Philpot, Sandy Vanverburg, Shauna Nielsen, and Janae Van De Kerk; one son, Russell Philpot; one sister, Gevonia Smith; 16 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.


Pallbearers were Mick Perry, Jason Wyers, Matthew Nielsen, Lance Nielsen, Ethan Johanson, Terril Nichols, and Conan Smith.


Family visited with friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday night at the funeral home in Paris.