Barbara “Kay” Wilkerson-Williams-Wilson, age 78, of Joplin, passed away on Tuesday March 5, 2019, at Freeman Hospital, following an illness.
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Kay was born on May 2, 1940, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of the late Thomas and Maxine (Trewitt) Wilkerson. She has been a resident of Joplin most of her adult life. She worked as an accountant for Jefferson Bus Lines, after retiring she worked as a sales associate for J.C. Penney and Kohl’s. She was a member of Mt. Hope Church of Christ. Kay had a very kind and giving spirit. She loved helping others.
She married Ervin Wilson on November 7, 1988 in Joplin, and he survives. Additional survivors include; one step-son, Curtis Wilson, Joplin; one step-daughter, Christy Wilson, Joplin; one brother, Bud Wilkerson, Gower, Mo., and one sister, Donna Zymar, The Villages, Fl.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday at Mason-Woodard Chapel. Frank McReynolds, Minister, will officiate. Burial will be in Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at 1:00 p.m. Friday prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Joplin Humane Society in care of the mortuary.
Arrangements are under the direction of Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory.