Ellen Jones Wilkins
  • 72 years old
  • Date of birth: Sep 10, 1939
  • Date of passing: Jun 11, 2012
Let the memory of Ellen be with us forever

Ellen Jones Wilkins, 72, a longtime resident of Stem, passed away Monday, June 11, 2012 at Duke University Medical Center.

A native of Granville County, the daughter of the late Herman T. and Elsie Mae Boyd Jones, retired from Carolina Sunrock, LLC as their Company Administrator, a current Commissioner  and Mayor Pro-Tem for the town of Stem, a member of Tally Ho First Baptist Church teaching Sunday School for 38 years, a loving Wife, Mother and Grandmother.  

Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Thursday, June 14, 2012 in the Eakes Funeral Chapel in Creedmoor by Dr. David Beck and Rev. Eddie Nutt.  Burial will be in Wilkins Family Cemetery in Stem.

Surviving are her husband of 53 years, Jimmy T. Wilkins of the home, a son, Timothy Wilkins (Kim) of Raleigh, two brothers, H.T. Jones, Jr. and Dallas Champion, both of Butner, two Grandchildren, numerous Aunts, Uncles, Nieces and Nephews.

Flowers are acceptable or memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.

Visitation will be held from 12:30 – 2:00 PM, Thursday, June 14, 2012 at the Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor prior to the funeral service.

Eakes Funeral Home, Inc. in Creedmoor assisting the Wilkins Family.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Frances Dickerson on 20th June 2012

"Tim, I am so sorry to here about your Mother's passing. I will continue to keep you and your family in my prayers."

This tribute was added by Cary Cobb on 19th June 2012

"You are in my prayers"

This tribute was added by Ken Glanville on 19th June 2012

"I never met MS. Ellen but her kind smile and her adoring son are tribute to her legacy. Wind chimes were given to TIm in her honor, anytime the winds blow, her memory remains alive forever."

This tribute was added by David Bell on 19th June 2012

"Tim, so sorry about your mom's passing and the grief you and your family must be going through. Everyone at the tennis center sends their heartfelt condolences."

This tribute was added by J.t. Lumpkin on 19th June 2012

"Tim, I'm so sorry to hear you lost your mom, she will never be forgotten. You will think of her a lot and all the things she did for you and taught you. I know she was proud of you, you are a good person and son. If there is anything I can do for you and your family please call.               A old friend from the past, J.t."

This tribute was added by rebecca cox on 19th June 2012

"hi tim,, i didnt know it was your mom ,, i m so sorry to hear of  of your loss,, i  hope all is well with  you and your family,, , i havent sent out much e-mail  lately,, but want you to know i have a grandbaby now, he is 4 months old,, , my prayers   i will be doing for you all,, take care and be strong,, , i understand"

This tribute was added by Robert Oliver on 13th June 2012

"Jimmy I and sorry to hear of Ellen passing you are in our prayers i have always thought a lot of you and Ellen. May God be with you."

This tribute was added by Richard Seekins on 13th June 2012

"Ms. Jones was a wonderful addition to the COG family during her time on the Board of the Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments. She was always interesting and interested in the events of each meeting and often had wise and common sense advice.

Her service will be greatly missed. We will pray for her"

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