Mrs. Bettie Ruth Hammons Wilkerson, age 81, entered into her Eternal Home on Monday June 20, 2017 at the Sumter Health and Rehab in York, AL. Visitation will be held on Thursday June 22, 2017 from 5:00PM until 7:00PM and again on Friday June 24, 2017 from 10:00AM until 11:50AM at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake, MS. Funeral Services will be held on Friday June 23, 2017 at 12:00PM at the Wolf Funeral Services Chapel in Lake, MS with Rev. Gene Banes officiating. Burial will follow in the High Hill Methodist Cemetery; there will be no Graveside Services. Wolf Funeral Services in Lake, MS is in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Wilkerson had lived in York, AL for the past two years where she moved from the High Hill Community in Scott County, MS and was a member of the Sylvarena Baptist Church. She loved attending art classes at the Assisted Living Center.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Edward Wilkerson; her parents, Myrtis and Calvin Hammons; sisters, Ruby Waterloo, Earnestine Husband, and Maxine Lancaster; brothers, Darrell Hammons and Claiborne Hammons. She is survived by her children, Ruth Armstrong (David) of York, AL, Rickey Wilkerson (Daphne) of Forest, MS, and Hiram Wilkerson (Betty) of Forest, MS; sister, Amy Hammons Adkins (Rev. Houston) of Marion, MS; grandchildren, Richard Wilkerson (Thias), Clint Wilkerson (Macy), Erica Wilkerson Stone (Matt), Deanna Wilkerson Chambers (Tre), Amy Wilkerson Pope (Cole), Dusty Beard (Duncan), Tanner Armstrong, Taylor Armstrong, and Austin Armstrong; great-grandchildren, Karlee, Liam, Brantley, and Landrey Wilkerson, Jack Houston and Kathleen Wilkerson, Wilks Stone, Will and Ty Chambers, Morgan, Baylor, and Nix Pope, Alex Warren and Ben Beard.
Pallbearers will be Richard Wilkerson, Clint Wilkerson, Matt Stone, Tre Chambers, Cole Pope, Will Chambers, Tanner Armstrong, and Austin Armstrong.
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