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Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

Virginia Wilkins

Thursday, September 8, 2005

PORTAGEVILLE - Virginia Ann Wilkins, 65, died Sept. 6, 2005, at the Gideon Care Center in Gideon.

Born March 9, 1940, in Savannah, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late John and Zilphia Evans Sweat.

In 1973, in St. Louis, she married Louie Wilkins, who survives of the home.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Junior Sweat and three sisters, Lois and Kay Cole and Verbal Hendrix.

Survivors include: two sons, Ricky Holloway and Billy Hendrix of Portageville; one daughter, Dianne Starks of Poplar Bluff; three sisters, Jewell Jones of Oklahoma, Carolyn Cole of Paragould, Ark. and Jean Durbin of Portageville; and eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, three stepgrandchildren and two great-stepgrandchildren.

Visitation is at 6 p.m. Friday at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville, where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, with Charlie Thacker officiating.

Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery.