; Johnny Wayne Wilkerson, 57

Johnny Wayne Wilkerson, 57

By | September 19, 2018 4:42 pm

   A celebration of life for Johnny Wayne Wilkerson, 57, of Swainsboro will be held at the Swainsboro Jaycee Fairgrounds on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 11 a.m. He died Friday, September 14, 2018 at his residence following an extended illness.

   Mr. Johnny Wayne Wilkerson was born November 27, 1960 in Swainsboro to the late John Dan Wilkerson and Mary Loucille Hall Wilkerson. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, “Pa,” and friend who always put others first. Wilkerson enjoyed spending time with his family and watching his grandbabies grow up. He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Jane Bedgood and Norma Roberson; and brother, Donny Wilkerson.

   Survivors include his wife, Barbara Wilkerson of Swainsboro; daughters, Tabitha Wilkerson and Joni (Henry) Hall, both of Swainsboro; son, Chris (Brandy) Wilkerson of Warner Robins; brother, Danny (Ellen) Wilkerson of Twin City; sisters, Carolyn (Jerry) Odom of Swainsboro, Shirley (Larry) Henry of Soperton, Patricia (Wayne) Mason of Swainsboro, and Jackie (Wesley) King of Norristown; grandchildren, Jaylin Hall, Henzli Hall, and Cole Wilkerson; special niece, Cassie Walters; and a host of several nieces, nephews, and many friends.

   His dream was to take his grandkids to Disney World one day. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that those consider making a donation to the kids’ account to make his dream happen. A GoFundMe account has been set up at www.gofundme.com/pa039s-babies.

   Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro is in charge of arrangements.

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