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Charley Will Wilkes

Charley Will Wilkes

Friday, April 18th, 1930 - Friday, September 18th, 2020
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Obituary

VIENNA — Charley Will Wilkes, 90, of Vienna died early Friday morning, Sept. 18, 2020, at his residence. Services will be at 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020 in the chapel of Hughes & Wright Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Oliver Cemetery in Dooly County. The family will receive friends Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020 from 3 p.m. until the hour of the funeral. In accordance with the COVID-19 regulations, face masks or face coverings are suggested and seating will be limited due to social distancing requirements.

Mr. Wilkes was born in Dooly County, Ga. to the late Kate Lackey Wilkes and the late Dequesta Wilkes. He is the widower of Sallie Massey Wilkes. He is also preceded in death by his son, Jimmy Wilkes, and his siblings Mary Ruth Kelley, Dorothy Simmons, Rufus Wilkes and Adele Collins.

He was a longtime member of Drayton United Methodist Church and also attended the Vienna Church of God. He enjoyed farming and raising cattle. He also enjoyed attending local livestock auctions and Gospel Singings.

He is survived by his children: Wayne Wilkes, Roger (Judy) Wilkes, and Gail (Ricky) Clements all of Vienna; his grandchildren: Chris (Michelle) Wilkes, Whitney Wilkes, Casie Wilkes (David Raybon), Katelyn (Seth) McAllister and Cody Clements; and his great-grandchildren: Chase Raybon, Junior Nichols, Colby Nichols, Ryder Wilkes, Trey Wilkes and Brantley Wilkes.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, September 19th, 2020 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Saturday, September 19th, 2020 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Hughes & Wright Funeral Home
    Address
    1010 East 8th Avenue
    CORDELE, GA 31015
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  • Service

    Saturday, September 19th, 2020 | 4:00pm
    When
    Saturday, September 19th, 2020 4:00pm
    Location
    Hughes & Wright Funeral Home
    Address
    1010 East 8th Avenue
    CORDELE, GA 31015
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Scott Hatten
    Co-Celebrant
    Rev. Jimmy Sharpe
  • Interment

    Location
    Oliver Cemetery
    Address
    GA Why 90
    BYROMVILLE, GA 31007
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Dr. Annette Mumphery

Posted at 09:40pm
My deepest sympathy to the Wilkes family
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SHEILA BARFIELD

Posted at 07:49am
GAIL AND FAMILY,I AM SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR DADDY.MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALL.
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Benjie Johnson

Posted at 08:10am
My Deepest Sympathy Goes Out To The Family Of Mr. Charley! I considered him to be a good friend, I always could count on seeing him at one of my auctions! Georgia Farmers Auction has lost a good Friend! RIP!
LW

Louise Warren

Posted at 11:44am
Louise sorry for your loss. Louise Warren
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Love, The Collins Family

Posted at 11:20am
Sent with love and condolences to a wonderful family. Keep the faith and know that he is always with you.
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