Alice Louise Wilkes

Monday, April 1, 2013

Alice Louise Wilkes, 73, of Piggott, Ark., passed away March 28, 2013, at The Med in Memphis, Tenn.

She was born on November 27, 1939, in Piggott, Ark., and was the daughter of the late Willie A. and Effie Mae (Gribble) Mayberry. She was also preceded in death by her infant daughter, Katherine Louise Wilkes; great-granddaughter, Rebecca Russell; and sisters, Ella Mae Mayberry and Mary Jane Mayberry.

Alice was a member of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Piggott, Ark.

She was united in marriage to Donald Wilkes on Dec. 24, 1955.

She is survived by her husband, Donald Wilkes of Piggott, Ark.; son, Steve Wilkes of Greenway, Ark.; three daughters: Debra Harmon and husband Dennis of Piggott, Ark., Janet Hobbs and husband Ray of Paragould, Ark. and Dawn Sanders and husband Barry of Rector, Ark.; ten grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren and two soon-to-be great-grandchildren; a sister, Christene Pollard of Piggott, Ark. and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 1, 2013, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Danny Self officiating. Burial is in New Hope Cemetery in Pollard, Ark. Pallbearers are Christopher Hager, Shawn Hager, Brian Biggs, A.J. Hager, Danny Hager and Cory Hager. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, Arkansas, is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation was held Sunday evening at the funeral home.

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