Inez (Everling) Wilkerson passed away peacefully in her 97th year surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at the Homeview Health & Rehabilitation Center in Franklin. She was a resident of Brown County.
Inez was born October 4, 1914 in Morgantown to the late Scoifield and Maggie (Derringer) Everling. She was a 1933 graduate of Morgantown High School and married her loving husband of 38 years, Henry Orville Wilkerson on April 18, 1936 in Morgantown. Orville preceded her in death on June 21, 1974.
Inez was a loving homemaker and wonderful mother and worked at the Nashville House during the 1960's as a cook. She was a member of the Hickory Ridge Senior Center, Farm Bureau, and Homemakers Club, all of Brown County. Inez was very active in the Brown County Democratic Party, where she was a past Precinct Committeeman and was devoted to working the polls up until age 90. She enjoyed working in vegetable & flower gardens, quilting and cooking for her family and was known for her amazing carrot cake. She also enjoyed working crossword and word search puzzles and reading the Sunday paper from front to back.
She was the loving mother to: Jeanette Graves & Donald Wilkerson both of Brown County and David (wife, Jan) Wilkerson of Trafalgar. She will be remembered by her seven grandchildren: Lisa (husband, Tim) Becraft, Brian (wife, Susan) Wilkerson, Chris Wilkerson, Christina & Wesley Graves, Betty (Doug) Haworth and Bill Wilkerson; nine great grandchildren and one great great grandchild; sister in law: Ava Everling.
Inez was preceded in death by an infant daughter: Patricia Wilkerson; three brothers: Lester, Arla & Floyd Everling; and a great grandson: Austin Wilkerson.
The Rev. Rocky Baire will conduct a funeral service at 10:00 am Wednesday at Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 to 8 pm Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.
Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Inez to the Hickory Ridge Senior Center, 2314 Hickory Ridge lane, Morgantown,IN 46160.
Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Wilkerson family at
Information: (812) 597-4670