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Mary Cornelia Wilkes

Mary Cornelia Wilkes

Female 1947 - 2012  (64 years)

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  • Name Mary Cornelia Wilkes 
    Born 18 Sep 1947  Chester, Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 31 May 2012  Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • A memorial service for Mary Wilkes Burgess, will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 2, 2012, at Eastminster Presbyterian Church, officiated by Rev. Dr. Brad Smith. Visitation and a reception will follow the service in Thompson Hall. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, is assisting the family.

      Mrs. Burgess died Thursday, May 31, 2012. Born in Chester, she was a daughter of the late John Cornellia and Helen Cassells Wilkes. She was a member of Eastminster Presbyterian Church and the Solid Rock "Young Adult" Sunday School Class.

      Following her retirement from Constan, Inc. as Office Manager many years ago, she devoted her time to her family, especially her grandchildren.

      Surviving are her beloved husband of 42 years, Hugh Burgess; daughter and son-in-law, Kara and Ben Glenn; grandchildren, Cole and Juliet Glenn; brother-in-law, John (Ann) Bowles of Columbia and numerous other relatives.

      In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by an infant son and sister, Barbara Wilkes Bowles.

      The family wishes to thank Dr. S. Terry Smith and nurses, Kathy and Mary, for their compassion and care shown to Mary, as well as, her beloved friends, Marian Hornsby, Catherine Matthews and Cathy Brown.

      In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to South Carolina Ovarian Cancer Foundation, Riverbanks Region Chapter, 602 Meeting Street, West Columbia SC 29169.

      http://www.dunbarfunerals.com/obituaries/tribute.html?url=http://stei-23911.tributes.com/show/Mary-Wilkes-Burgess-93894158
    Buried 2 Jun 2012 
    Person ID I22838  tng Genealogy

    Father John Cornelius Wilkes, Jr,   b. 2 Aug 1915, Chester, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1969, South Waccamaw Street, Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Helen Cassells,   b. 8 May 1913,   d. 3 May 2010, Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F6235  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Family ID F7683  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Sep 1947 - Chester, Chester, South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 May 2012 - Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Mary Wilkes Burgess photo