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Edith Mae Wilkinson, Adair Co., KY native (1938-2017)

Edith was a cook at Danville Country Club for over forty years. She also worked as a cook at Bate Middle School and Pioneer Playhouse; as well as working at Palm Beach. She was a member of Hopeful Gospel Church. She loved her family, crocheting, and sewing. Edith was the Valedictorian of her graduating class at Bate School. She was the widow of Ambers Wilkinson, Sr., who died just 40 days prior. She leaves 14 direct living descendants.
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Edith Mae Allen Wilkinson, of Danville, KY, passed away on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at her home in Danville. She was 79.

The funeral service will be held at 12pmCT/1pmET, on Saturday, October 21, 2017, at Gethsemane Baptist Church, 123 Quisenberry Avenue, Danville, KY, with Rev. Casey M. Curtis officiating. Burial will follow in Hilldale Cemetery. The family will receive friends 10am-12pmNoonCT/11am-1pmET, on Saturday, October 21, 2017, at Gethsemane Baptist Church in Danville.


Edith Mae Wilkinson, Adair Co., KY native (1938-2017)

Born on June 10, 1938, in Adair Co. KY, she was a daughter of the late Permelia Allen Coulter. She died Tuesday, October 17, 2017, in Danville, Boyle County, KY, at the age of 79 years, four months, and seven days.

Edith was a cook at Danville Country Club for over forty years. She also worked as a cook at Bate Middle School and Pioneer Playhouse; as well as working at Palm Beach. She was a member of Hopeful Gospel Church. She loved her family, crocheting, and sewing. Edith was the Valedictorian of her graduating class at Bate School.

She is survived by:
  • Her two daughters: Ruby (and Doug) Walker and Cora "Sissi" Hamilton, both of Danville, KY

  • Two sons: Emanuel Gray and Ambers Wilkinson, Jr., both of Danville, KY

  • A host of nieces and nephews

  • Eight grandchildren

  • Two great-grandchildren

  • Three sisters: Mary Margaret Whitehead of Harrodsburg, KY; Betty Jean Coulter of Danville, KY; and Sue Colter of Danville, KY
In addition to her mother, she is preceded in death by her husband, Ambers Wilkinson, Sr., whom she wed on October 15, 1960; a sister; and six brothers, Robert L. Coulter, George Edward Coulter, Willie Ray Coulter and Billy Joe Coulter.

Send condolences to the family of Edith Mae Wilkinson

McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, is in charge of arrangements.


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Edith Mae Wilkinson, Adair Co., KY native (1938-2017)



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