Mrs. Wilkerson was born to Oscar and Lessie Spears Venable in Gordon on Aug. 5, 1921. She graduated from high school in Bovina and resided in Corpus Christi from 1940 to 2005, where she worked for the CCISD and Floyd’s Steaks, as well as being a homemaker. She was a member of the Weber Road Church of Christ for more than 40 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry; her parents; three brothers; and a sister.
Survivors include two sons, Larry Wilkerson of Odem and Gary (Jan) Wilkerson of Leesville, La.; a daughter, Doris (M.L.) Willingham of Beeville; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19, at Seaside Funeral Home in Corpus Christi.
A graveside service was conducted at 2 o’clock Monday, Dec. 20, at Seaside Memorial Park.
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Arrangements were under the direction of Seaside Funeral Home, Corpus Christi.