Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Ray Floyd Wilkes, age 91 of Athens, Georgia (South Jackson Community) who entered rest Monday, November 21, 2022. Mr. Wilkes was born in Columbia, South Carolina a son of the late Archie Clarke Wilkes and the late Mallie Lee Goodson Wilkes, was a U.S. Army Veteran having served his country in Korea for eighteen months, and a member of Crooked Creek Baptist Church. Mr. Wilkes was retired from GEC Electronics. In addition to his parents, Mr. Wilkes is preceded by brothers, Donald, and Bobby Wilkes and nephew Del Wilkes.
Survivors include his wife Yvonne Williamson Wilkes of Athens. Brother Delbert Wilkes of Newberry, South Carolina, sister-in-law, Kathleen Wilkes of Newberry, South Carolina. Nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews also survive.
Memorial services will be held 2:00 P.M. Sunday, December 11, 2022 from the Crooked Creek Baptist Church with Reverend Brenson Jennings officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Redstone Methodist Church, 6722 Athens Highway, Jefferson, Georgia 30549 or Crooked Creek Baptist Church, 6202 Jefferson River Road, Athens, Georgia 30607.
Evans Funeral Home, Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia. 706-367-5467
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Redstone Methodist Church
6722 Athens Highway, Jefferson GA 30549
Crooked Creek Baptist Church
6202 Jefferson River Road, Athens GA 30607