She was born May 17, 1948 in Selma. She was a homemaker and a member of Okalona Methodist Protestant Bible Church.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 5, 2010 at O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Ron Giles and Rev. David Guy officiating. Interment was at Kelley Cemetery in Thomasville.
She is survived by her husband, Rip Wilkerson of Thomasville; daughter, Dana Stabler of Thomasville; two sisters, Willodean Webb and Robbie Edmonds both of Thomasville; two brothers, Benton Newton of Aiken, S.C. and Gerald Newton of Thomasville; two grandchildren, Chelsie Thrasher and Marissa Stabler both of Thomasville.
Pallbearers were Heath Bishop, Kevin Phillips, Michael Phillips, Blaine Newton, Wayne Loper and Larry Sullivan.
Honorary pallbearers were Will Ashcraft, Lynn Goodman and Davis Goodman.
O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville directed.