Jerry Lee “Preacher” Wilkerson Obituary

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Funeral services for Jerry Lee “Preacher” Wilkerson, age 92, of Sulphur Springs, have been set for Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 11:00AM at Morning Chapel Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Harold B. Nash officiating.  Interment will follow at the Mel Haven Cemetery with the grandsons and great grandson serving as pallbearers.

Mr. Jerry Lee Wilkerson passed away November 27, 2019 at the age of 92. He was born January 21, 1927 in Hopkins County to the union of George Wilkerson and Maggie Garrett Wilkerson. He was the youngest of fourteen children. He was well known for hunting and he loved his dog. In 1984 he married Annie Mearl Harris Wilkerson and she survives.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughters: Lela Hill (Ed), Vanessa Wilkerson-Franklin (Alfred), Patrice Wilkerson, Fentress Carroll and Yvette Wilkerson-Williams (Eddie); sons: Kenneth Wilkerson (Deborah) and Kerry Wilkerson; grandkids: Rochandra Wilkerson, Felicia Hill-Sims, Jeremy Hill, Manieshea Wilkerson-Langston, De’Shon Wilkerson, Stephen Wilkerson, LaDonna Tarbutton, Tanika Tarbutton, Michael Emil Carroll-Clark, Mark Ephraim Carroll-Clark, Terry Wilkerson, Charles Moten, Kenneth Wilkerson Jr., Kenisha Martin, Bre Thomas, Tyrin Jones, Christina Stewart, Kendra Wilkerson, Kenyetta Wilkerson; thirty great grandkids; two great great grandkids and a host of nieces and nephews and special friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings.

Arrangements are under the direction of Tapp Funeral Home.

 

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