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Cora Sue Cole Wilkinson
  • 71 years old
  • Date of birth: Sep 20, 1946
  • Date of passing: Mar 5, 2018
Let the memory of Cora be with us forever

Cora Sue Cole Wilkinson, 71, a lifetime resident of Granville County passed away Monday, March 5, 2018 at her home.

Sue was born September 20, 1946 in Granville County to the late Elvis and Elizabeth Cottrell Cole. She was a member of Stovall United Methodist Church and served as the church organist. As a registered nurse she loved caring for others. She worked for many years at Granville Hospital in the emergency and operating rooms. After thirty years plus service, she retired from Murdoch Center in Butner, North Carolina. Sue enjoyed a lifelong love of farming tobacco, cattle and vegetable gardening.

Surviving are two sons, Edward Wayne Keeton (Charlene) of Bullock, Danny Eugene Keeton (Scharla) of Oxford; two granddaughters, Havanna Keeton of Bullock, Danielle Keeton of Oxford, a grandson, Nicholas Keeton of Bullock; brother-in-law, Thomas Cook of Oxford; three special nieces, Cindy Cook, Beth Cook and Christie Cook West all of Oxford; great nieces, Jeana Sue Dement, Kolbe Lyn Thomas, Kadee Ann Thomas, Kayla Cook, Kyndall Cook, and a great nephew, Jacob Cook. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Richard M. Wilkinson (Dick) and her sister, Betty Jean Cole Cook.

Visitation will be held Wednesday evening March 7, 2018 from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Stovall United Methodist Church and other times at her home.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Stovall United Methodist Church by Rev. John Yount. Burial will be in the Royster Family Cemetery in Bullock, North Carolina.

The family appreciates Nicholas Keeton, Jacob Cook, Tyler Hughes, Landrum Carver, Curtis Yancey, Tommy Yancey and Allen Yancey for serving as pallbearers to carry her home.

Flowers are kindly accepted.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Irma Katherine E. Russell on 8th March 2018

"My dear cousin, may you rest in peace. You were a part of my childhood and youth."

This tribute was added by Catherine Fogleman on 7th March 2018

"Oh I am so very sorry to hear about Sue. She was such a special lady. Prayers for each and every one of you."

This tribute was added by Brenda Brogden on 7th March 2018

"I am so sorry to hear about Sue.  She was a very sweet woman. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers."

This tribute was added by Vickie Powell on 7th March 2018

"So sorry to hear of Sue's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this difficult time. She was such a sweet lady.

Wayne Wilbourne
Tim, Vickie (Wilbourne), and Lex Powell"

This tribute was added by annette barker on 7th March 2018

"I'm so sorry for your loss God was ready for his child too come home this was a very sweet lady and a great nurse now she is been taken care of in her for ever home in heaven"

This tribute was added by Susan Keeton on 7th March 2018

"So sorry for your loss.  Prayers for the family."

This tribute was added by Tina Emery on 7th March 2018

"Danny I am so sad to hear of your loss. Ms.Sue was such a blessing to our church family. She always had a kind word for me as I walked in or out of the doors. I surely will miss her smile up there every Sunday morning. Praying for you and your family. All our love! Tina, David and girls."

This tribute was added by peg claydon on 6th March 2018

i am so sorry about your mom
she is in god , house
i will pray for you

This tribute was added by Sharon Yancey on 6th March 2018

"My thoughts and prayers go out to the family at this time. Sue was a good nurse. I enjoyed working with her. She was a sweet lady. RIP"

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Eakes Funeral Home


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