Obituaries for December 23

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 23, 2003

Frances Louise Wilkinson

Frances Louise Wilkinson, 79, of Linden, died Sunday, December 21, 2003, in Faunsdale.

Services are at 1 p.m. Tuesday, December 23, at Sardis Baptist Church with the Rev. Mike Allen officiating. Burial will follow in Thomaston Cemetery with Kidd-Robbins Funeral Home directing.

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Survivors include five daughters, Mary Louise (Clayton) Egbert of Selma, Jessie (Clarence) Egbert of York, Lany Jeannette (Melvin) McPherson of Gallion, Nancy C. Terry Kempley of Livingston, Jean (David) Diamond of Linden; six sons, Willie (Daisy) Wilkinson of Linden, Paul (Jayne) Wilkinson of Demopolis, Moses (Wanda) Wilkinson of Linden, Joe (Audrey) Wilkinson of Uniontown, Ben (Sandra) Wilkinson of Gallion, and Curtis (Pam) Wilkinson of Providence; two sisters, Helen Sheffield of Thomaston and Betty (Buck) Duke of Konden; one brother, Lamar Godwin of Tacoma, Wash.; 33 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Amorite Wilkinson and a son, Leland Burge.

Active pallbearers are Stan Wilkinson, Chad Wilkinson, Lonnie Stone, Travis Wilkinson, Joey Wilkinson and Brian Wilkinson.

Honorary pallbearers are Willie Wilkins Jr., Ricky Wilkinson, Scott Egbert, Jason Egbert, Tony Egbert, Chris Egbert, Greg Egbert, Jesse Stone, Eric Wilkinson, Ryan Tillman, Trey Lyles, Larry Burge and Sam Burge.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to your favorite charity.

Mrs. Wilkinson was a native of Thomaston, and a resident of Linden for many years. She was a member of Sardis Baptist Church.