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Martha

Lewis

Wilkerson

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August 14, 2017

Martha Lewis Wilkerson, 83, of 4403 Dunlap Creek Road, died, Monday, August 14, 2017, at Lewis Gale- Alleghany Hospital in Low Moor. She was born August 22, 1933, in Alleghany County, a daughter of the late Lee and Edith Birley Lewis. In addition to her parents, Martha was preceded in death by her husband, Robert W. Wilkerson, in 2014 and also by 3 sisters and 5 brothers. Mrs. Wilkerson was a member of the former Dunlap Creek Home Demonstration Club, a founding member of the former Dunlap Creek 4-H Club, a member of the Rainbow Garden Club and a Lifetime member of Palestine Presbyterian Chapel where she served as an Elder and Sunday School Superintendent. Surviving are two Sons, Gary Wilkerson and his Wife, Mitzi, and Dale A. Wilkerson, all of Covington; two Daughters, Donna English and her Husband, Harry of Moneta and Peggy Parks and her Husband, William, of Concord, NC; five grandchildren, Brian McGuire of Moneta; Ashley English of Daleville; Travis Parks of Concord, NC; Erin and Owen Wood of Buena Vista and Mason and Ashley Wilkerson of Covington; seven great grandchildren; three sisters, Charlotte Wilkerson of Wickliffe, KY; Janet Rider of White Sulphur Springs, WV and JoAnna Cooke of Covington and a number of nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held Friday, August 18, 2017, at 2:00 PM in the Arritt Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill Gilliland officiating. The interment will follow in Palestine Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive their friends Thursday evening, August 17, 2017, from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Arritt Funeral Home. Cemetery Information Friday, August 18, 2017 Palestine Chapel Cemetery Dunlap Creek Road Covington,VA - 24426 Service Friday, August 18, 2017 02:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426 Visition Thursday, August 17, 2017 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM 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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