Mildred Lavelle Wilkerson
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Mildred Lavelle Wilkerson
  • May 13, 1922 - August 9, 2016
  • Lufkin, Texas

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Services for Mildred Lambert Wilkerson, 94, of Lufkin, will be held at 3:00 p.m. Friday, August 12, 2016 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. Richard Owens officiating. Interment will follow in the Gann Cemetery.
Mrs. Wilkerson was born May 13, 1922 in Kilgore, Texas, the daughter of the late Nettie (Edwards) and Samuel Modisette. She passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2016 in a local nursing facility.
Mrs. Wilkerson was a wonderful woman and a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who cared for her family. She was an excellent seamstress and admirable cook. She was a devout Christian for her entire life and was a member for many years of Solid Rock Family Church.
Survivors include her son, Jerry Lambert of Liberty; son and daughter-in-law, Malcolm and Darla Guerra of Hockley; 17 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; a host of great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other family members.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Wilkerson was preceded in death by her husbands, W. H. "Hayden" Lambert and Johnny Wilkerson; son, Joe Lambert; and daughter, Joyce Lambert Foster.
Pallbearers will be Casper Renfro, Chris Renfro, Dean Guerra, Jerry Lambert, William Lambert, and Brandon Renfro.
Honorary pallbearer will be Mason Foster.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home.
Condolences may be offered at www.gipsonfuneralhome.com
Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home.