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Graveside services for Edward Lee “Tom” Wrinkles, 84, West Plains, Mo., were Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mr. Wrinkles passed away at 12:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, at Ozarks Medical Center. 

He was born Feb. 9, 1934, at Fox, Ark., to Verdie Wrinkles and Nancy Lorance Wrinkles. On Nov. 15, 1960, he was married at West Plains, Mo., to Joyce Strong. Before his retirement, Mr. Wrinkles had been employed as a truck driver with Doss & Harper Stone Company where he used his CB handle “Tom Dooley.”

He is survived by his wife, Joyce Wrinkles; three children, Brenda Wrinkles, Jeff Wrinkles and Rhonda Howell; seven grandchildren, Brian, Paul, Carrie, Matthew, Isabell, Stephanie and Margaret; one sister, Betty Teague; and many nieces and nephews.

His parents; three brothers, Roy, Melvin and Bobby; and one sister, Ruby, preceded him in death.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Family and left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at

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