Evelyn Staples Wilkinson

September 9, 1927 ~ January 8, 2022 (age 94)


Wilkinson, Evelyn Staples, age 94, passed away on January 8, 2022.  She was retired from Prince Edward County Social Services.  

She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph H. Wilkinson, mother and father, three sisters, two brothers, and daughter Deborah Ford. 

Evelyn is survived by her two sons, Robert Gary and Joseph Lyn (Cindy), three grandchildren, Olivia Ford (Andrew Lewis), Jesse Wilkinson(Ashley), Jason Wilkinson, great grandson Evan Wilkinson, brother John H. Staples, and special pet, a cat “Muffin”. 

A visitation will be held at Shorter Funeral Home in Farmville, Virginia on Tuesday, January 18th.  Family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.  A graveside service and interment will be held at Crewe Cemetery on Wednesday, January 19th at 2:00 pm friends are welcomed. 

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Crewe United Methodist Church.

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January 18, 2022

6:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Shorter Funeral Home

Graveside Service
January 19, 2022

2:00 PM
Crewe Cemetery

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