Lewis W. Wilkinson Jr.

Published 5:00 am Friday, October 1, 2004

Services for Lewis W. Wilkinson Jr. of Roxie are 2 p.m. today,Oct. 1, at Praise Cathedral with burial in Roxie Cemetery. FranklinFuneral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is today from 1-2 p.m. at the church.

Mr. Wilkinson, 73, died Sept. 29, 2004, at St. Dominic-JacksonMemorial Hospital in Jackson. He was born in Adams County on Aug.13, 1931, to Lewis W. Wilkinson Sr. and Letitia RutledgeWilkinson.

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He was retired from International Paper Company in Natchez. Hewas a veteran of the Air Force and a member of PraiseCathedral.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his wife, Irene Wilkinson of Roxie; his daughters,Janet “Missy” Todd of Meadville, Natalie Wilkinson of Hattiesburg,and Letitia Etheridge of Byram; his son, Darryl Wilkinson ofNatchez; his sister, Sarah Hadskey of Jacksonville, Texas; fivegrandchildren; and six great grandchildren.