Mary White Wilkerson
August 22, 2006
Mary Elizabeth Wilkerson, 93, died Tuesday evening at the home of her daughter, Patsy Howard, in Athens, Georgia after a series of strokes.
Private services were held for close family and friends. At her request, her body was to be cremated by Bridges Funeralo Home here, and ashes were to be taken to a family plot in Lebanon, Tn.
Born on April 22, 1913, the youngest of seven children in a Wilson County Tn, family, her father was Joe Hugh White and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Baird White. Surviving besides her daughter, a retired elementary school teacher, are her son, Jerry Wilkerson, a retired Milwaukee Journal reporter and special sections editor and his wife Linda, now living in Asheville, NC., six grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Bridges Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Friday August 30, 2006
Marshall County Tribune