Dateline: April 29, 2004
services for Ellie Jane Wilkinson, age 92, will be held at 10 a.m. on
Thursday, April 29, 2004, in Robertson Chapel of Memories with Dr. Genoah
Goad, Pastor of the First Baptist Church in Howardwick, officiating. Burial was held in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon under the
direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Wilkinson died Monday, April 26, 2004, in Clarendon. She was born March 14, 1912, in Altus, Oklahoma, and was a
resident of Nunn, Colorado, for 21 years before moving to Clarendon 21
years ago. She married George
Alton Wilkinson on January 28, 1933, at Erick, Oklahoma.
He preceded her inn death on August 2, 1988. She and her husband were wheat farmers in Montana and
Colorado for much of their life before their retirement. They were active in the homemade crafts business in Colorado
and were avid world travelers. They
were charter members of the Clarendon VFW Post 7782 and VFW Ladies
Auxiliary. Mrs. Wilkinson was
well known for her homemade candies and other items, which she enjoyed
delivering to various people within the area, especially during the
Christmas season. She was also very involved for many years in the Donley
County Senior Citizens Association in Clarendon.
She was a Presbyterian.
was preceded in death by three sisters, two brothers, and one nephew.
include two brothers, Alex Walker of Pine Grove, California; and George C.
Walker of Wheeler; numerous nieces and nephews including from the
Panhandle area, Bill Walker of Briscoe and Nancy Davis of Howardwick;
numerous great nieces and nephews, great great nieces and nephews, as well
as great great great nieces and nephews who were all very
special to her.
bearers will be Dan Davis, Don Davis, Jamie Walker, Chad Knight, Dusty
Walker, and Stephen Horton.
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