The Obituary for Mr. Ronnie Wilkerson (Clay & Randolph Counties)


Graveside services for Mr. Ronnie Wilkerson, age 70 of Wadley, were held on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at 2:30 P.M. at Mt. Gilead Community Church Cemetery with Rev. John Roberts officiating.

Mr. Wilkerson passed away on Saturday, December 26, 2020 at West Florida Hospital in Pensacola, FL. Born in Clay County; he was a former resident of Gadsden for over 25 years and has lived in Clay County for the last 20 years. He worked for Foote Brother’s Flooring for over 35 years and was a member of Mt. Gilead Community Church. He enjoyed spending time outdoors, fishing, camping and gardening.

He is survived by two daughters: Amanda Tapia of Talladega and Melinda Grant of Petty City, two sons: William Wilkerson (Betty) of Roanoke and Donald Elkins of Wadley, his sister, Anita Waldrep (Tim) of Wadley, his brother, Paul Wilkerson (Bonnie) of Wadley, six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and extended family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Willis Sanford Wilkerson and Betty Sue Tidwell Wilkerson, and his wife, Linda Joyce Wilkerson.

Pallbearers were: T.J. Mulkey, Jason Wilkerson, Austin Grant, Gage Grant, Greg Wright and Henry Bates.

Benefield Funeral Home in Lineville, AL was in charge of the arrangements.

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