Lois Dean Wilkey

Tuesday, December 18, 2007


Lois Dean (Sisk) Wilkey, 66, of Bradford, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007. She was born June 13, 1941, in Cave City to the late Homer Olen and Bartha Jane Marlin Sisk. She attended the Church of God and had been a seamstress for many years. She was raised in the Monnette and Leachville area and had lived previously in the Hot Springs area.

She is survived by her husband, Gean Wilkey; five children, Jeff Wilkey of Benton, Pam Robinson of Bradford, Rai Chene Zeyloth of Judsonia, Nickie Kennedy of Benton and Cindy Trent of Hot Springs; seven brothers and sisters, Loretta Davis of Bradford, Billy Sisk of McCrory, Jo Patton of Versailles, Mo., Jane Martin of Salem, Ill., her twin brother Paul Sisk of Canton, Tx., Kay Chapman of Bradford and Ronnie Sisk of Texarkana, Tx.; 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, James Dillard Sisk, Noah Oneal Sisk and Abner Hicks Sisk.

Visitation will be today (Tuesday) at the Powell Funeral Home Chapel beginning at noon until service time at 2 p.m. Interment will follow in Oakland Cemetery by Powell Funeral Home, Bald Knob-Judsonia. www.powellfuneralhome.net.