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Beverly Wilkerson

December 9, 1938 — October 2, 2021

Beverly Ann Wilkerson, age 82, passed away peacefully at her home in Prospect, VA on October 2, 2021. She was born on December 9, 1938 to the late Issac and Gladys Wilkerson.

Beverly is survived by her sons John R. Wilkerson, Jr (Goldie) and Steven G. Wilkerson both of Prospect, VA. She was the proud grandmother to David Williams (Samantha), Mark Wilkerson (Laura), Ryan Arnold (Shalyn), and Carolyn Wilkerson. She also had 5 great-grandchildren DJ Williams, Sydney Hobgood, Olivia Wilkerson, Levi Williams, and Mason Williams.

She is also survived by sisters Roberta Brown of Virginia Beach, Roseanne Raspone, Connie Hanson and brother Issac Wilkerson, Jr all of Clarkston, WA., and numerous nieces and nephews.

At a young age, Beverly married John Ray Wilkerson, Sr and raised their two sons in Prospect, VA. She worked at Craddock Terry Shoe Factory & various garment factories. She was a member of Prospect United Methodist Church.

After retirement, Beverly spent her days at Farm Ridge Apartments where she was active in the extra-curricular activities. She enjoyed visiting and helping her neighbors in the community. Her favorite past time was watching the New York Yankees play baseball on TV, along with old movies and westerns. In the last year of life, Beverly lived with her son and daughter in law. She enjoyed spending time with family on a daily basis.

A graveside service will be held on Sunday October 17, 2021 at 3:00PM in Olive Branch Cemetery in Prospect, VA.

Shorter Funeral Home is serving the family.

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