Valdosta Daily Times


August 24, 2013

Elzie Leighton Wilkerson

-- — Elzie Leighton Wilkerson, 79, of Valdosta, formerly of Adel, Ga. passed away Friday, August 23, 2013 at South Georgia Medical Center. He was born in Brooks County on August 21, 1934 to the late Willie Alaska Wilkerson and Arpie Parker. He retired after more than 30 years from The Independent Life Insurance Company. He is also preceded in death by his wife Virginia Wiggins Wilkerson, Brother Edward Wilkerson, and Sister Carrie King.

Survivors include: Son Michael (Nanci) Wilkerson of Tallahassee, Fla., Jerry (Debra)Wilkerson of Lakeland, Ga., Terry (Sylvia) Wilkerson of Sparks, Ga; Grandchildren: Randall Vereb of Gainsville, Fla., Chris Wilkerson of Nashville, Ga. Adam Wilkerson of Fort Drum, NY. Jessica Griffis of Homerville, Ga., Lee Wilkerson Adel, Ga., Tamara Castleberry of Hahira Ga., Brandon Lucas of Fort Campbell, Ky.; Great Grandchildren Paylin Wilkerson, Emma Grace Wilkerson, Jaxon Wilkerson, Braden Castleberry, Brentley Castleberry, Brooks Castleberry, Haleigh Lucas, Carter Lucas, Abby Lucas, Alex Lucas, Brother Meadows (Red) Wilkerson of Lexington, Ky, Sister Betty Fisher Portland Ore. Several extended family members.

As per his wishes he will be cremated and a private service will be held at a later date. Sympathy may be expressed online at — Music Funeral Services/Azalea Crematory.

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