2008-11-01 / Obituaries

Mary Alice Wilkes

A funeral service celebrating the life of Mary Alice Wilkes, 97 of Newark, formerly of Kirkersville, Pataskala and Tucson, Az. will be held Saturday at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of the Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville with Rev William K Redd and Rev Calvin Wright as celebrants. Burial will follow at Kirkersville Cemetery.

She passed away peacefully Tuesday, October 21, 2008, at Autumn Health Care in Newark. The daughter of the late Sadie and Luther Shaffer, she was born January 11, 1911, in Roanoke, Virginia.

Preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, her son Stanley, grandson Danny Wilkes, her brother and two sisters.

Mary will be missed by her children: Robert (Debbie) Bamburg, Newark, Penny (Carroll) Dixon, Canal Winchester, her five grandchildren Tracey, Jolene, Tootie, Stephanie, and Ronnie Wilkes; her eight great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Mary was a strong Christian, who loved to sew and cook. She will be dearly missed by all who loved her. Her family will receive friends on Satrurday from 9-10:00 a.m. An on-line video tribute and guest register is available at www.hoskinsonfuneral. com.

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