Mary Lois Wilkerson, 99, of Scipio, died at 8:20 p.m. on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at the Lutheran Home in Seymour.
Funeral services will be conducted at 12 noon Saturday, January 15, 2022, at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Family and friends may call at the funeral home Saturday, January 15, 2022, from 10 a.m. until time of services. Burial will follow at Vernon Cemetery.
Mrs. Wilkerson was a graduate of Scipio High School and worked on the assembly line for Arvin Industries in Columbus for 34 years, retiring in 1985. She was a member of the Scipio United Methodist Church and Hands of Hope. Mrs. Wilkerson was a former Hospice Volunteer for 20 years. She enjoyed cooking, fishing, working puzzle books, and doing yardwork. She also enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Born September 11, 1922, in Scipio, Mrs. Wilkerson was the daughter of Willard and Vail Johnston Milholland. She married Kenneth P. Wilkerson September 16, 1939, in North Vernon and he preceded her in death January 15, 1970.
Survivors include her daughter, Beverly Vogel of North Vernon; grandchildren, Kenneth Webber of Lafayette, Mike Vogel of Henryville, Melissa Skirvin of Vevay, Barbara (Scott) Walker of Indianapolis, and Scott Vogel of North Vernon; 12 great-grandchildren; and 21 great-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Wilkerson was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughters, Kimberly Webber on August 29, 2014, and Sharon Wilkerson on September 29, 2020; brother, Lowell Milholland; sisters, Winifred Foist and Jean Hines; grandsons, Greg and Christopher Vogel and Tom Skirvin; and son-in-law, Charles Vogel.
Memorials may be made in honor of Mrs. Wilkerson through the funeral home to Scipio United Methodist Church or Our
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