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301 E High Street
POTOSI, MO 63664
Phone: (573) 438-2105
Fax: (573) 438-7279
John A. Wilkson

John A. "Little John" Wilkson

Wednesday, October 11th, 1939 - Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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John Aubrey Wilkson, known to most as "Little John" was born on October 11, 1939 in Bonne Terre, Missouri, a son to the late Harry P. Wilkson and the late Lula Mae (Coffman) Wilkson. On June 21, 1980, John was united in marriage to Linda Fowler and they shared thirty-eight years together. John went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 having reached seventy-nine years of age.

John is survived by his his loving and devoted wife, Linda Wilkson; son, James Robert (wife, Naomi) Wilkson; two grandchildren: Jonathan Robert Wilkson and Jaquelyn Renee Wilkson; brother, Larry Gene Wilkson; mother-in-law: Avis Wells; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Gale and Beverly Wells, Jenny and Rick Sadler, Janie and Ron Greenwalt and Charlie Harp.

John was preceded in death by his grandparents: Monte and Jetty Coffman; father, Harry Perry Wilkson; mother, Lula Mae Kendrick; step father, Rankin Kendrick; two sisters: Shirley Floyd and Jetta Kendrick; two fathers-in-law: William "Bill" Wells and Herbert Fowler; two sisters-in-law: Sandra Harp and Mary Wilkson; and brother-in-law, Donald Floyd.

Visitation was held on Friday, March 8, 2019 at DeClue Funeral Home from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Visitation resumed Saturday, March 9, 2019 beginning at 12:00 p.m.

A funeral service to honor John began at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2019, held in the DeClue Memorial Chapel with Bro. James Hoffman officiating. Interment and final prayers were held at Caledonia Methodist Cemetery.

All funeral arrangements have been cared for by DeClue Funeral Home.
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Service Details

  • First Visitation

    Friday, March 8th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Friday, March 8th, 2019 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    DeClue Funeral Home
    Address
    301 E High Street
    Potosi, MO
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  • Second Visitation

    Saturday, March 9th, 2019 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Saturday, March 9th, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    DeClue Funeral Home
    Address
    301 E High Street
    Potosi, MO
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  • Service

    Saturday, March 9th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Saturday, March 9th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    DeClue Memorial Chapel
    Address
    301 E High Street
    Potosi, MO
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    Officiant
    Bro. James Hoffman
  • Interment

    Location
    Caledonia Methodist Cemetery
    Address
    Caledonia, MO
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Magallón family

Posted at 12:14pm
We would like to express our sincere condolences to you and your family. With deep sympathy, we share your sorrow, after the tears have dried and the goodbyes have been said, all we have to hold onto are the happy memories that we’ve shared with our loved ones who have passed, this is what keeps them alive in our hearts and in our minds, and they will continue to live on, through us. May God give you the strength to endure the pain you are going through and may he embrace you and comfort your family during this difficult time."Jesus said to her: 'I am the resurrection and the life. The one who exercises faith in me, even though he dies, will come to life.'"-John 11:25
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Jonna Grubbs

Posted at 11:53am
Linda, So very sorry for your loss. I just found out today, and am sorry that I will not be able to be there to share in your mrmories and memorial of John. Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Love you.
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