Originally created 07/20/00

Mr. Michael Wilkes Sr.



SWAINSBORO, Ga. - Mr. Michael Eugene Wilkes Sr., 38, of Advantage Lane, died Tuesday, July 18, 2000, at Meadows Regional Medical Center, Vidalia.

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. today at Mount Shady Baptist Church, Emanuel County, with the Revs. Wilmer Hall and Bunny Hudson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Wilkes, a native of Emanuel County, was a Navy veteran of the Persian Gulf War and was a farmer. He was a member of Southside Baptist Church

Survivors include a son, Michael Eugene Wilkes II, Mount Vernon; a daughter, Shaina Jackson, Twin City; his parents, Eugene and Shelba Wilkes, Swainsboro; two sisters, Dana Sconyers and Tracy Cowart, both of Swainsboro; and his maternal grandmother, Mary Page, Swainsboro.

Pallbearers will be Tommy Woods, Jeremy Page, Ashley Page, Jess Bush, Dean Page and Chad Page.

Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.