LEBANON — Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, at the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home for Mrs. Wilkerson, 89, of Lebanon. Born January 31, 1920, in the Saulsbury Community of Wilson County, Mrs. Wilkerson died Sunday, May 10, 2009 at Pavilion Care in Lebanon.
The daughter of the late Willie Franklin and Eliza Jane Corley Stephens, she was a homemaker and a member of Highland Heights Church of Christ.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 10 a.m. until services. Services will be conducted by Brother Barry Keene and Brother Michael Grooms. Interment will be in the Bethlehem Cemetery.
Survivors include: children Shirley Ann (Jimmy) Davis of Lebanon and Robert Lewis (Debi) Wilkerson of Lady Lake, FL. Also surviving are grandchildren: Gregory Dale Davis, Jackie Lewis Wilkerson, Jeffery Lester Wilkerson, Scotty Allen Wilkerson, Kyla Joy Wilkerson and Kaylee Wilkerson; as well as five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years Lewis Oscar Wilkerson (who died November 24, 1991), siblings Fannie (Jim) Baynes, Will Henry Stephens and Thurman (Isabell) Stephens.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.