Marie Wilkerson, 76, of Manila died Saturday, March 9,2013, at the NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro. Born at Little Rock, she was the daughter of the late M.C. and Addie Smalley Hardin and had lived most of her life in Southeast Missouri and Northeast Arkansas. She was the widow of Clarence Leon Wilkerson and had been a Manila resident for the past 25 years.
She is survived by one son, Sylvester Tucker, and his wife Theresa of Ft. Lewis, Wash.; three grandsons, Robert Tucker, and his wife Katie, Michael Tucker and Matthew Tucker; one great-granddaughter, Rose Marie Tucker; one sister, Lillian Morris, and her husband Martin of Kennett, Mo.
Graveside funeral services will be 3 p.m. Monday, March 18, at the Manila Cemetery with the Rev. Mark Wheeler officiating. Burial was under the direction of Howard Funeral Service.
The family received visitors Monday from 1 p.m. until service time at the funeral home in Manila.
To sign the online guest register log onto www.howardfuneralservice.com.