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James Tilman Wilkes

Male 1960 - 2014  (54 years)


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  • Name James Tilman Wilkes  [1, 2, 3
    Born 9 May 1960  Kingsville, Kleberg County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1987  Kathleen, Houston, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 25 Dec 2014  Cochran, Bleckley County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • James T. Wilkes, age 54, died Thursday in Bleckley Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Mathis Funeral Home. Burial will be in Sharpe Family Cemetery in Toombs County with military honors.

      Mr. Wilkes, born in Kingsville, Texas, had lived in Cochran 18 years. He was the son of the late Max Eugene and Shelby Jean Cook Wilkes. He was owner and operator of Wilkes Automotive in Bonaire for 31 years. He was a US Air Force Veteran and avid University of Georgia Bulldog Fan.

      Survivors are his wife, Penny Roland of Cochran; children, Jessica Wilkes (Stephen) Schaefer of Thomasville, NC and Stefannie Wilkes (Micah) Pounders of Fayetteville, NC; brother, Michael (Heather) Wilkes of Bonaire; sister, Beth (John) Harr of Mary Esther, FL; mother-in-law, Marilyn Roland of Cochran; several nieces and nephews.

      The family is at 338 Williams Rd and will greet friends from 7:00 until 9:00 P.M. Saturday at Mathis Funeral Home.

      http://www.mathisfh.net/home/index.cfm/obituaries/view/fh_id/12366/id/2881758

      Macon Telegraph, The (GA) - Saturday, December 27, 2014

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      "Macon Telegraph, The", Georgia, GenealogyBank.com (http://www.genealogybank.com/doc/obituaries/obit/15282F931B4E3048-15282F931B4E3048)
    Buried Sharpe Cemetery, Cedar Crossing, Toombs, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I17416  tng Genealogy

    Father Max Eugene Wilkes,   b. 10 Jun 1932, Toombs, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 2004, Uvalda, Montgomery, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Shelby Jean Cook,   b. 7 Dec 1937, Grays Landing, Toombs, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 2009, Cochran, Bleckley, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 22 Dec 1956  Toombs, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6176  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Family ID F6179  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S396] U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), Database online.
      Record for James T Wilkes

    2. [S541] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/140518601.
      Record for James T. Wilkes
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=FindAGraveUS&h=115348389&indiv=try

    3. [S369] Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;).
      Record for James Tilman Wilkes
      Roll Number: 1960_0017
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=txbirthindex&h=8391362&indiv=try
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