Donald "Donny" Melvin Wilkerson

Born: Thu., Jan. 8, 1959
Died: Tue., Dec. 9, 2014


Visitation

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Thu., Dec. 11, 2014
Location: Holton Chapel Advent Christian Church


Funeral Service

2:00 PM Thu., Dec. 11, 2014
Location: Holton Chapel Advent Christian Church


Interment

Location: Holton Chapel Church Cemetery


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Durden-Hudson announces the death of Mr. Donald "Donny" Melvin Wilkerson, age 55 of Swainsboro, GA on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at his residence after an extended illness.

Funeral services will be Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 2:00 PM in Holton Chapel Advent Christian Church near Soperton, GA with Rev. Morris Brantley officiating assisted by Rev. Arthur Conley.

Interment will follow in the Holton Chapel Advent Christian Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church Thursday, December 11, 2014 from 1:00 PM till time of service.

Pallbearers are  Ty Fagler, O'Briant Williams, Brian "Tag" Moore, Jason Kohler, Clark Woods, Daniel McCoy and Drew Durden.

Mr. Wilkerson was born in Swainsboro, Emanuel County, GA and was employed by East Georgia College as a security officer. He was a member of Holton Chapel Advent Christian Church and was preceded in death by his parents, J. D. "Jake" and Mary Hall Wilkerson and sister, Jane Bedgood.

Survivors include:

His wife of 32 years: Sybil Wilkerson of Swainsboro, GA

Two Daughters: Allison Adams (Corey) of Glenwood, GA and Holly Hopkins (Adam) of Swainsboro, GA

Two Sons: Joseph Wilkerson (Leslie) of Tampa FL and Joshua Wilkerson of McIntyre, GA

Five Sisters: Carolyn Odom (Jerry), Patricia Mason (Wayne) and Jackie King (Wesley) all of Swainsboro, GA, Shirley Henry (Larry) of Soperton, GA and Norma Roberson (Larry) of Lizella, GA

Two Brothers: Danny Wilkerson (Ellen) and Johnny Wilkerson (Barbara) all of Swainsboro, GA

Ten Grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and extended family.

Condolences may be submitted online at www.durden-hudsonfuneraldirectors.com

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements for the funeral of  Mr. Donald "Donny" Melvin Wilkerson of Swainsboro, GA

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Jeanie Hooks
   Posted Tue December 09, 2014
My heart is so broken for you Sybil, children and family. My prayers are always for you and may God give you the peace that you need to carry on in the days and years ahead. I love you all. God bless you

Janice McDaniel/Wonnie Hutto
   Posted Tue December 09, 2014
Sybil and family,We wish with all our heart we could be there right now for you, We truly hurt for you and the family. You are truly loved by us and we are praying for your peace through all of this and know that you will see him again in a much better place with no pain or sadness only joy and gladness. We love you always.

Your cousin and Aunt
Janice and Wonnie

Pam Rathbun
   Posted Tue December 09, 2014
My thoughts and prayers are with you and family. We loved Donnie. Please let me know if there is anything I can do for you. Love You!!


Margaret & Larry Holt
   Posted Tue December 09, 2014
May God bless and be with your family at this time of sorrow. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Lanier and Fay Tapley
   Posted Wed December 10, 2014
Carolyn, Please accept our sympathy for yours and your family's loss of such a young member of the family. May God's peace be with you all. Lanier and Fay Tapley

Gary and BJ Hart
   Posted Wed December 10, 2014
Sybil and Family, we are so sorry for your loss. Please know you and your family are and will continue to be in our thoughts and prayers. May God give you peace and the strength you need to carry on during this most difficult time of sorrow.

Tevis & Linda Wilkerson
   Posted Wed December 10, 2014
We are very sorry to hear about Donnie, our lose is heavens gain. He will be greatly missed but, he's in a much better place without the suffering. May God richly bless all his family & friends.

Marie Wilcox
   Posted Thu December 11, 2014
Uncle Donny was a man full of joy and happiness. He loved his family so much. We will miss him. We love you all.

Anna Marie Reich
   Posted Thu December 11, 2014
Donnie was a special person and meant a lot to me. It was always a comfort and joy just to have him in your presence. He was one of the most genuine and loving people that I know. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Sincerely,
Anna Marie Reich


Lara Norton
   Posted Thu December 11, 2014
I am so sorry to hear about Mr. Donny, he was such a ray of sunshine at East Georgia! He was such a friendly sight and always helpful. I regret not seeing him in the past few years. He will be greatly missed. Sincerely, Lara Norton