Originally created 01/05/02

Mrs. Annie Wilkes ( THOMSON, Ga.)



THOMSON, Ga. - M rs. Annie Viola Wilkes, 93, of Eggar Circle entered into rest Thursday, January 3, 2002, at McDuffie Regional Medical Center. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 6, 2002, at Goshen Baptist Church with the Rev. Allen Danner officiating. Mrs. Wilkes, a resident of Lincoln County for most of her life before moving to McDuffie County, was retired from Nantex Manufacturing and a member of Lincolnton Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons, William T. Wilkes and Robert F. Wilkes, Lincolnton, two daughters, Shirley W. May, Thomson and Virginia W. Beasley, Augusta; eleven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Mrs. Wilkes was preceded in death by her husband, William "Bill" Franklin Wilkes and a daughter, Carolyn Elizabeth Ryder. Pallbearers will be Don Beasley, Don Cheeks, Michael Goldman, Neal Reed, Billy Wilkes and Jimmy Wilkes. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Rees Funeral Home, 195 Peachtree St., Lincolnton, Ga. (706)359-3222

The Augusta Chronicle January 5, 2002