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October 22, 2018

10/10/2018 10:23:00 AM
Mary Lou Wilkerson, 90, Sawyer-Pickett
Mary Lou Wilkerson
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Mary Lou Wilkerson

Mary Lou Wilkerson, 90, of Island Grove, Florida died Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Florida.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 13, 2018, at Sawyer-Pickett Funeral & Cremation Service. Visitation will be from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, October 12, 2018 at the funeral home with an Eastern Star service at 7:30 p.m. Burial will be at Vernon Cemetery.

Mrs. Wilkerson retired from Muscatatuck State Hospital. She had been a member of Eastern Star for 50 plus years and had served as Grand Page, was a member of Daughters of the Nile, and was ssMother Advisor for Rainbow. Mrs. Wilkerson retired from the senior volunteer program after 20 years, served on the board of directors for Community Action Agency in Gainesville, Florida and was awarded for 30 years of outstanding service.

Born September 19, 1928, in Indianapolis, Mrs. Wilkerson was the daughter of Fred and Marie Clarkson Corbin. She married Harold L. Wilkerson in 1948 and he died in 2010.

She is survived by her daughter, Judith Roberts of Island Grove, Florida; son, Steven "Dusty" Wilkerson (Sherri Pol-lock) of Island Grove, Florida; granddaughter, Katrina Martin of Orleans; sister, Betty Jean Bannister of Florida; and four great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Wilkerson was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Harold Wayne Wilkerson; sisters, Joann Hauersper-ger and Lula Thompson; brothers, Fred, Kenneth, John F., and Harry Corbin; and two great-grandchildren.

Memorials through the funeral home to Eastern Star Chapter #183.

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