Jackie Ray Wilkinson

Published 4:21 pm Thursday, March 10, 2022

Services for Mr. Jackie Ray Wilkinson, of Brookhaven were 2:00 pm, Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at Riverwood Family with burial at Bethel Community Church.

Visitation was from 5:00-8:00 pm on Tuesday, March 8, at Riverwood.

Mr. Jackie Wilkinson, 68, went to be with his Lord on March 4, 2022. He was born on January 7, 1954, to the late, John Murray “J.M.” Wilkinson and Alyne Boling Wilkinson.

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Jackie was a member of Bethel Community Church and was the owner of Wilkinson Upholstery for over 45 years.

He loved to watch New York Yankee Baseball, anything Mississippi State, fishing in Mississippi River with his son and grandson. But most of all, anything to do with his family. He loved spending time with them especially his grandchildren, attending every activity they had.

Preceding him in death were his wife, Aleane Wallace Wilkinson; daughter, Niki Wilkinson Love; parents; and his mother & father-in-law, William and Mary Wallace.

Those left to cherish his memory are his son, Jackie Wilkinson Jr. and wife, Dana; daughter, Melissa Patt and husband, James; sister, Sheila Mason and husband, Paul; brothers-in-law, Calvin Wallace and wife, Kathy, Paul Wallace and wife, Sounnia, Ray Wallace and wife, Paulette, Roy Wallace and wife, Susan; sisters-in-laws, Irene Calcote, Elizabeth Franklin, Mary Ann Richie and husband, John, and Myrtle Cartwright and husband, Paul.

He is also survived by five grandchildren, Kayla Wilkinson, Austin Patt and wife, Kara, Kolby Wilkinson, Mary Ellen Patt and Coleman Love; and expecting a great grandchild in October; along with numerous nieces, nephews and friends, and his beloved Australian Shephard Yogi Berra Wilkinson.

He will be dearly missed by all that loved and knew him.

Condolences and other information are available online at www.riverwoodfamily.com.