2014-04-17 / Obituaries


Rip George Wilkerson, 69, of Thomasville died April 9, 2014 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital.

He was born Nov. 21, 1944 in Grove Hill. He was a member of the Okalona Methodist Protestant Bible Church. He was a United States Army Veteran.

Survivors include his daughter, Dana Stabler, Thomasville; brother, Elbert Wilkerson, Georgia; two sisters, Rose Lovelace, Thomasville; Nellie Burnell, Machias, New York; two grandchildren, Chelsie Skelton, Mobile, Marissa Stabler, Thomasville; his angel, Sandra Johnson, Fulton;

The service was April 12 at 11 a.m. at O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home with Revs. Ron Giles and David Guy officiating. Burial was in the Kelley Cemetery in Thomasville.

Active pallbearers were Blaine Newton, Richie Elmore, Sean Skelton, Heath Bishop, Larry Sullivan, and Lynn Goodman.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed. (13-1tp)

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