Willie Mae Smith Wilkerson Obituary:
Funeral Date: 3/9/2006
Willie Mae Smith Wilkerson age 86, of Hermitage, Ark. died Sunday, March 5, Bradley County Medical Center. She was born February 21, 1920 in Hermitage, Arkansas, a daughter of the late Harvey Tull and Stella Bea Cox Tull. She was a housewife and homemaker, a member of Landmark Missionary Baptist Church and a former employee of Wilson Oak Flooring Company. She is preceded in death by her husbands, Erma Leonard Smith who died in 1969 and George Wilkerson who died in 1995. 4 brothers, John Marshall Kirkley, Marion Kirkley .Jr. Harvey Ellis Tull and Stuart Tull. 6 sisters, Mary Rozetta Givens, Sarah Ann Johnson, Hola Bea Smith, Dora Deen Bruggles, Helen Marie Thornton and Ethel Olga Kirkley also preceded her in death. Survivors include 3 sons, Leonard Edward Smith and spouse Mary Ann of Hermitage, Ark.; James Marshall Smith and spouse Norma of Royal, Ark. and Rev. Larry Tull Smith and spouse Judy of El Campo, Texas. 7 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. Funeral services 2:00pm Thursday, March 9th Landmark Missionary Baptist Church. Burial Gravelridge Cemetery by Frazer's Funeral Home. Visitation 6pm to 8pm Wednesday, March 8th at Frazer's Funeral Home. Pallbearers are her grandsons, Ronnie (Sambo) Smith, Michael Smith, Larry(Andy) Smith, Shannon Smith, Hughsten Smith, and Eddie Smith. Honorary pallbearers are David Wilkerson, Michael Wilkerson, Elvert Rives, Raymond Graham, Victor Myers,Marty Wilkerson and Dr. Kerry Pennington.