Effie Wilkins, age 76, of Lima died 3:00 p.m., Sunday April 10 at Lima Memorial Health Systems. She was born Oct. 7, 1934 in Prestonsburg, KY to Norman and Maggie Williams Prater. She married Robert Arnold Wilkins Feb. 13, 1957 and he preceded her in death Oct. 26, 1980.
Mrs. Wilkins had been a homemaker.
Survivors include 2 sons: Jeffrey R. (Julie) Wilkins of Columbus Grove, OH, Jerry R. Wilkins of Lima and a daughter: Jacklyn R. ‘Jackie’ Hines also of Lima; 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren, a brother: Roy Painter of Lexington, KY.
She was preceded in death by 2 brothers: Conrad and Cowl Prater.
Memorial service will be 4:00 p.m., Wed. April 13 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville with Rev. Jerry Wiles officiating. The family will receive friends 2 hours prior to services at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Allen County Humane Society.
Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm