Let the memory of Nellie be with us forever
  • 80 years old
  • Born on March 5, 1932 .
  • Passed away on March 1, 2013 .

Nellie Owen Wilkerson, 80, a  longtime resident of Granville County passed away Friday, March 1, 2013 at Brantwood Nursing Center in Oxford.

A native of Mecklenburg County Virginia, the daughter of the late Graham J. Owen, Sr. and Florence Green Owen.  She was a member of Mountain Creek Baptist Church and retired from Burlington Industries.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Monday, March 4, 2013 at Mountain Creek Baptist Church by Rev. Johnny Richards and Rev. LaMar Wheeler.  Burial will be in church cemetery.

Surviving are a daughter, Galesa W. Campbell of Oxford, three sisters, JoAnne Williamson of Clarksville, Va., Dorothy Elmore of Henderson, Marion Williamson four grandchildren and three great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Macon Wilkerson, a daughter, Elizabeth A. Wilkerson, a sister, Christine Ramser, two brothers, William Owen and Graham J. Owen, Jr.

Visitation 7:00- 8:30 PM Sunday evening, March 3, 2013 at the Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford and at other times at the home of her daughter.

Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford is assisting the Wilkerson family.

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