Mary Lois Wilkerson, 99, of Scipio, passed away at 8:20 p.m. on January 8, 2022, at the Lutheran Home in Seymour.
Born September 11, 1922, in Scipio, she was the daughter of the late Willard and Vail (Johnston) Milholland. She married Kenneth P. Wilkerson on September 16, 1939, in North Vernon; he preceded her in death on January 15, 1970.
Mary was a graduate of Scipio High School and worked on the assembly line for Arvin’s in Columbus for 34 years retiring in 1985. She was a member of the Scipio United Methodist Church, and Hands of Hope. Mary was a former Hospice Volunteer for 20 years. She enjoyed cooking, fishing, working puzzle books, and doing yardwork. Mary enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Survivors include her daughter, Beverly Vogel of North Vernon; grandchildren, Kenneth Webber of Lafayette, Mike Vogel of Henryville, Melissa Skirvin of Vevay, Barbara (Scott) Walker of Indianapolis and Scott Vogel of North Vernon; twelve great-grandchildren and twenty-one great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; daughters, Kimberly Webber on August 29, 2014, and Sharon Wilkerson on September 29, 2020; brother, Lowell Milholland; sisters, Winifred Foist and Jean Hines; grandsons, Greg and Christopher Vogel and Tom Skirvin; and son-in-law, Charles Vogel.
A funeral service will be conducted at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 15, 2022, at the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Service in North Vernon. Family and friends may call on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial will follow in the Vernon Cemetery.
Memorials may be made in honor of Mary through the funeral home to Scipio United Methodist Church or Our Hospice of South-Central Indiana.
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