Eloise Keen Wilkins

Published 4:48 pm Friday, May 24, 2013

Eloise Keen Wilkins, 95, of Clanton, passed away on May 23 in Clanton.

She was born on April 28, 1918 in Georgia, the daughter of the late Lonnie Cleveland Keen and the late Ella Billingsley Keen.

She was a homemaker.

Surviving are her daughter, Becky Pierce (Doyle) of Clanton; two grandsons, Robert Pierce (Stacey) of Verbena and Timothy Pierce (Cindy) of Clanton; granddaughter, Angela Mallinson (William) of Clanton; five great-granddaughters, Candace Pierce, Taylor Pierce, Alexis Pierce, Marissa Pierce and Emily Mallinson; three great-grandsons, Andrew Mallinson, Will Mallinson and Jacob Mallinson; sister, Louise LeCroy (Mac) of Brent; sister-in-law, Zelma Keen of Billingsley.

She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. R.E. Wilkins.

Friends were received on May 25 at West End Baptist Church.

Services were held on May 26 at 3 p.m. at West End Baptist Church with the Rev. Eddie Lightsey, the Rev. Daniel Wilson and Dr. Charles Carter officiating.

Interment followed in Bethsalem Baptist Cemetery in Billingsley.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to the West End Baptist Church Challenge to Build Fund, 2005 Second Ave. No., Clanton, 35045.

Martin Funeral Home directing.

You may leave online condolences for the family at www.martinfuneralhomeinc.com.