MARTINEZ, Ga. - Joseph M. Gilkison, a resident of Martinez, Ga., died unexpectedly at Baptist South Hospital in Montgomery, Ala., on Monday, November 26, 2001, at the age of 62. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, November 29, 2001, at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Prattville Memorial, with Reverend Kenny Hoomes officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Park, Danville, Ill. Mr. Gilkison was an engineer with Westinghouse for 27 years, and at the time of his death, was employed at the Savannah River Site in South Carolina. He was preceded in death by one brother, Charles R. Gilkison; and one sister, Ruth Roberts. He is survived by his beloved spouse of 37 years, JoAnn Gilkison, Martinez; one daughter and one son-in-law, Marla and Brad Jacobs, Prattville, Ala.; one son, Michael Gilkison, Sicily, Italy; one sister, Betty Jeane Berry, Tucson, Ariz.; and several nieces, nephews and friends.
The Augusta Chronicle November 28, 2001