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Mr. Doyce Wilkinson, 80, of Lucedale passed away at his home in the Howell Community on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, with his wife and loving family by his side. He was born in Philadelphia, Miss. to the late Mr. Dalton D. and Mrs. Josie Hardy Wilkinson. He graduated from Vimville High School in 1956 in Meridian. He worked most of his life as a brick mason for Masco Construction in Semmes, Ala. He was a faithful member of Midway Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon for many years.
Mr. Wilkinson is preceded in death by his parents, Dalton and Josie Wilkinson; sisters, Mary Graham and Sue Jones.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 60 years, Glenda Wilkinson; daughter, Ginger Collier; son, Dalton Wade (Dena) Wilkinson; grandchildren, Stephen Lee Collier and Christian Wilkinson Collier; brother, Demar Wilkinson; sisters, Faye Hollingsworth and JoAnn Reese; numerous other relatives and friends.
The family will hold a Celebration of Life service for Mr. Wilkinson Saturday, March 3, 2018, at Midway Baptist church beginning at 11 a.m. with Bros. Branden Rogers and Phil Snodgrass officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations are made to Midway Baptist Church.
Moments Funeral Home in Lucedale is in charge of arrangements.
Published on February 18, 2018
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