2009-09-10 / Obituaries


Mary Nell Wilkerson, 82, Grove Hill died Sept. 2, 2009 at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center.

She was born Jan. 9, 1927. She was a former resident of Geneva. She was a member of the Grove Hill Baptist Church. She was an administrative assistant for Grove Hill Memorial Hospital.

Survivors include her husband, John Wilkerson, Grove Hill; two daughters, Lisa (Tony) Clark, Monroeville, Lynne Ernest, Putnam; one brother, Ben Davis, Geneva; one sister, Lou Smith, Geneva; four grandchildren, Erin Clark Stabler, Jami Clark, Channing Newton Hornsby, Chynna Ernest; four greatgrandchildren, Austin, Taylor, Sydney, Hannah.

The service was Sept. 4 at 2 p.m. at the Grove Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Lee Merck officiating. Burial was in the Grove Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. Lathan Funeral Home of Grove Hill directed.

Flowers are accepted or donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 225 North Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601-7633.

Active pallbearers were Jerry Newton, Johnny Reid, Ray Sheffield, Eddie Slay- ton, Bobby Squires and David Williams.

Honorary pallbearers were Dana Becton and Coleman Quinn. (33-1tp)

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