Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


July 2, 2014

Jimmy Leo Wilkinson

JACKSONVILLE — Jimmy Leo Wilkinson passed away June 30, 2014.  Born February 10, 1933 in Jacksonville where he resided most of his life.  He was a Navy veteran, serving during the Korean War.

He is predeceased by his father, Charley M. Wilkinson; mother, Florence Grimes Wilkinson Minter; step father, Hubert Minter; daughter Terri Lynn Praesel; brother, Harold Wilkinson; grandparents; Andrew C. Grimes, Leora Farrow Grimes,  George I. W. Wilkinson, and Leona Smith Wilkinson.

He is survived by his wife Elain Wilkinson; first wife Louise Herbert; children, Cynthia Louise Bahr and husband Steven; Nancy Gail Wilkinson, Jimmy Leo Wilkinson Jr., and Mark Stephen Wilkinson; step daughter, Amanda Barton; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; sisters, Charlene Merryman and husband Robert, Carolyn Minter Jesmer; brother, Robert L. Minter.  

We wish to thank the people at Bonner Street Plaza and Solaris Hospice for the loving care they gave our loved one.  God Bless you.  As per his wishes there will be no


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