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.
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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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