Jerry Wilkinson, 74, of Hearne, Texas passed peacefully on Sunday, August 4, 2013 in Bryan, Texas. Jerry was born February 16, 1939 in Devol, Oklahoma, to Virgil and Edna Wilkinson. Graduated from Big Pasture High School, Randlett, Oklahoma in 1957, from there he served in the Army and the National Guard for 6 years. Then he became a Barber, moved to Carpentry and Welding, and in 1983 he started driving a truck for New Southwest Baking in Bryan, Texas where he retired. He loved to fish, work on his lawn and spend time with family. He was a member of Elliot Baptist Church.
Survived by spouse of 22 years, Sandra Mitchell, sons; Gregg Wilkinson and wife, Nancy, Michael Wilkinson and wife, Amanda, Scott Mitchell and wife, Kris, and Shane Mitchell and wife, Brandi, grand-children; Kristie, Jacob, Kayla, Meagan, Phillip, Allen, Joe, London, and Whitley, great-grand-child, Bristol. Siblings: Glen Wilkinson, Gladys Davis, Sue Bowles, Kenneth Wilkinson, and Virgie Mullins. Preceded in death by: His Parents and siblings, Margie Harwell and Gene Wilkinson.
Visitation will be at Elliot Baptist Church in Elliot, Texas on Wednesday, August 7, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and followed by a Service at 11:00 a.m.
Oklahoma: Service will be held at Devol Baptist Church, Devol, Ok, Thursday, August 8, at 11am, Grave Side will follow at the Randlett Cemetery.
Rather than flowers please make a donation to the American Cancer Society.
Jerry was a kind, loving man with a big heart that will be missed, but live on in our memories.