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Thelma Wilburn

Thursday, July 29, 2004

DEXTER - Thelma Gaines Wilburn, 68, died July 26, 2004, at Cypress Point Health Care in Dexter.

Born Oct. 29, 1935, in Bernie, daughter of the late Charles and Dovie Forkum Kinser, she lived in Dexter for many years, where she retired from the International Hat Factory and attended Sweet Prospect General Baptist Church.

On April 28, 1972, she married Floyd Gaines who preceded her in death on Aug. 4, 1981. She and Ray Wilburn were married Aug. 26, 1983, and he died April 17, 1996.

She is survived by one brother, Edgar Kinser of Dexter; and one sister, Louise Jones of Dexter.

Preceding her in death were one brother, Henry Watson and one sister, Lovetta McCrary.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter where services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday. The Rev. Weldon Jones of Bloomfield will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.