Mrs. Lucille Wilkes
Mrs. Lucille Edge Wilkes, age 105, died on Friday, August 21, 2020, at Dublinair Health and Rehabilitation
Center in Dublin. Mrs. Wilkes was born in Mr. Vernon and grew up in the Rockledge Community, where she lived for most of her life. During the 1960s she worked at the Cile Cook Home in the Minter Community and later at East Laurens High School in the Cafeteria. She was a longtime member of Tweed Chapel Church of God. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Kate Johnson Edge; her husband, James Rhodus Wilkes; 2 daughters, Annette Rigby and Gloria Purdee; and 6 siblings, Willis Edge, Marvin Edge, Thurmin Edge, W.R. “Dub” Edge, Clara Hooks and Reba Darsey.
Survivors include 1 son, Sonny Dale Wilkes (Joanie Self), Dublin; 1 brother, Harold Edge, East Dublin; 8 grandchildren; several greatgrandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted on Monday, August 24, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., in the Williams Chapel of Sammons Funeral Home, with David Wilkes officiating. Interment followed in Wilkes Cemetery.
Sammons Funeral Home in Soperton was in charge of arrangements.