Quitman Wooden 78, of Van Buren passed away Thursday, November 16, 2023 in a local hospital. He was a truck driver and a United States Navy Veteran. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Van Buren and Charleston and of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by three brothers Meyrl, Jeff and Earl Wooden; two sisters Daisy Wooden and Maedale Bates.
He is survived by two sons Michael Wooden of Van Buren and Calvin Wooden of Cedarville; one daughter April Wooden of California; two brothers John C Wooden of Fort Smith and Billy Wooden of Greenwood; five grandchildren Alyvia Wooden, Kaleb, Chris, Asher and Abram Wooden; his close companion and good friend Lucy.
Funeral services will be 9:30 AM, Wednesday November 22, 2023 at Ocker Memorial Chapel with burial to follow at Fort Smith National Cemetery with military and masonic honors under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.
Family will visit with relatives and friends Tuesday, November 21, 2023 from 4-6PM at Ocker Funeral Home 700 Jefferson Street Van Buren.
Pallbearers will be Abram Wooden, Asher Wooden, Michael Wooden and Calvin Wooden.