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Gary

Evans

Wilkerson

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October 26, 2021

Gary Evans Wilkerson, 64, of 4001 Dunlap Creek Rd., died, October 26, 2021, at his residence. Mr. Wilkerson was born Oct 4, 1957, in Alleghany County a son of the late Robert and Martha Lewis Wilkerson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister Donna English. He was a Shift leader in the recovery department with WestRock and a member of Palestine Presbyterian Church. He was a member of the NRA and the Vice President of the Covington Paperworkers Union Local 675, and he was active in coaching youth sports for many years. Surviving are his wife of 41 years Mitzie Stone Wilkerson of Covington; a daughter Erin Wood and husband Owen of Buena Vista; a son Mason Wilkerson and wife Ashley of Covington; eleven grandchildren: Isaac Wilkerson, Levi Wilkerson, Vincent Wilson, Phoebe Wood, Ella Wilkerson, Shelby Wood, Finnley Wilkerson, Elijah Fasig, Carter Fasig, Wyatt Wood, and Abby Nicely; a brother Dale Wilkerson of Covington; a sister Peggy Parks and husband Bill of Charlotte, NC. The funeral service will be held Saturday October 30, 2021, at 2:00PM in the Palestine Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Don Kennedy officiating assisted by the Rev. Bill Gilliland. The interment will follow in the Palestine Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The family will receive their family and friends on Friday evening from 6:00PM until 8:00 PM at Arritt Funeral Home. The family suggests that memorial donations be made in Mr. Wilkerson's name to the Palestine Presbyterian Church Cemetery Fund; Attn: JoAnn Cook at 4509 Indian Draft Rd. Covington, VA 24426. The funeral arrangements are being handled by Arritt Funeral Home. Cemetery Information Saturday, October 30, 2021 Palestine Chapel Cemetery Dunlap Creek Road Covington,VA - 24426 Visition Friday, October 29, 2021 12:33 AM - 12:33 AM Arritt Funeral Home 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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Juanita /Kenny Helton

Apr 23, 2024

The family of Betty ,we will miss her so much ,I will never forget her Praising the Lord ,always dancing in the presence of the Lord ,always had a heart of gold for the people ❤️, she is now in the arms of the Lord ,

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Laura Harris Waddy

Apr 23, 2024

Betty was my classmate from grade 6 at Watson to Graduation from CHS, c/o 1971. She was very quiet, yet very friendly.
I saw her several times, after her return to Covington, usually at church. She was very spiritual and loved worship and praise.
My condolences 🙏🏽 and prayers to her entire Family.

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J.R. & Mary Persinger

Apr 23, 2024

Sorry for your loss. May Joe rest in a peaceful heaven. Prayers for the family.

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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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