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Thursday January 6th, 2022
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Walter Lloyd Wilkes

Walter Lloyd Wilkes, 80, of Bryson City, passed away Friday December 24, 2021.
A native and a lifelong resident of Jackson County, he was the son of the late Lloyd and Helen Robinson Wilkes. He was a Member of Cullowhee Baptist Church and he loved to bake, his specialties being fudge and coconut cake. He also would enjoy spending time at his second home on the lake.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years Linda Chambers Wilkes
Daughter- Shannon (Billy) Woodring of Cullowhee
Granddaughters- Brittney and Tori
Great Granddaughter- Allena McChesney

The family will be receiving friends Thursday January 6, 2022 at Appalachian Funeral Services from 5:00 until 7:00 pm

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Dear Linda and Family, Our deepest sympathy to you on the loss of Walter. We always enjoyed our meetings with him at family gatherings, and missed seeing you both in December. Walter had a great sense of humor! We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Wayne & Neil

Dennis Jordan Jan 4 2022 3:03 PM

Walter was a truly good man with a heart of gold and goodwill to all. He blessed our lives for thirty years. We will always remember and cherish his stories, jokes, and laughter most of all. Sending our love and prayers to Linda, Shannon, Billy, Britney, Tori, & Aleena.

Sonny, Bobbie Ann, & Jr ( your Georgia friends) Jan 4 2022 2:58 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Walter Wilkes

Sonny & Bobbie Ann Lollar & Jr Jan 4 2022 2:41 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Walter Wilkes

Jean carr (Pressley ) Jan 3 2022 12:29 PM

Walter will be missed by many people and I am one of them. He taught me how to microwave fudge and dirty rice. I am often reminded of the lunches we shared at Cullowhee Valley. My heart goes out to Linda, my very special friend and to the rest of his family and friends.
Marsha Cameron

Marsha Cameron Jan 2 2022 2:01 PM

Linda, Shannon and family; thinking of you during this difficult time. Hold on to all the precious memories. Walter shared many treats with everybody and loved his family.

Joelean Fox Jan 1 2022 8:37 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Walter Wilkes

From the woodring(ray and family Jan 1 2022 1:31 PM

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Brittney Jan 1 2022 1:33 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Walter Wilkes

Kim Poteet Dec 31 2021 7:50 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Walter Wilkes

Ron and Debra Watson Dec 30 2021 9:35 PM

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