Obituary for Inez (Everling) Wilkerson

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Inez (Everling) Wilkerson

October 4, 1914 - March 24, 2012

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


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Born: October 4, 1914
Died: March 24, 2012

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Milton Cannon posted on 1/1/00

Chris,---Milton wanted me to let you know we feel for you during this difficult time and will keep you in our prayers. Having both been extremely close to our own grandmothers, we understand what a painful loss this must be. Milton Cannon (& wife, Lindsey)


cathy sisson posted on 1/1/00

jeanette, i have such fond memories of your mom, when i would come over to your house after church. such wonderful times. such good memories. your mom was wonderful.... cathy


posted on 1/1/00

so sorry for your lost prayers are sending your way she is fine in heaven she seeing other family member and friends and pets she is dancing and party she not hurting anymore


grinstead family posted on 1/1/00

we are so sorry about you lost but she not hurting no more and she is seeing other family member and pets and frends and dancing and partying and we are praying love u all


Dennis & Karen Trusty posted on 1/1/00

Our thoughts & prayers are with each & everyone of you & your friends .... we sure liked Inez & she was a great Lady!! All of the WHOLE TRUSTY FAMILY send their Blessings on each one of you!!! As we know you will all miss her dearly , but keep her memories alive in your hearts daily & she will always be with you til you see her again!!! Love to you all!!! We are spending the winter in Florida & could not attend the services, we are so sorry!! Dennis & Karen Trusty God Bless!!!


Linda Taylor posted on 1/1/00

Donnie, David and Jeanette, Mom and Dad both loved you mom so much. They hated moving so far away because they could not keep good contact with their extended family. Larry and I both have wonderful memories of the time when Dad taught at the Walker School and we all visted with your Mom and Dad at the farm and played with you boys, before Jeanette was born. It was wonderful for us to grow up with relatives so close. We miss being able to be a part of Inez' funeral, but wanted you all to know our hearts are with you. IT is sad that none of us are closeby and that we do not tell Mom bad news as we are afraid that it will upset her. Larry and Judy have health issues which keep them close by home. I am in Salt Lake City for the winter and Brenda is taking good care of Mom. We love you all and are so sorry. We know we will be facing the same loss in the near future. Our hearts are with you. Love, Linda, Brenda, Larry, and Judy


The Entire Trusty Family posted on 1/1/00

We are all keeping the Family & friends of Inez in our thoughts & prayers! We enjoyed Inez in our visits with her & family.... Please keep your memories alive in your hearts daily & she will be in your lives til you see her again.... God Bless you all... she has seen Chuck & Anna Jean!!!good ole' neighbors they are lovin' it!!