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Dr. Claude Glenn Wilkes, 90

Passed Away: 01/26/2013

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Dr. Claude Glenn Wilkes, age 90, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2013. Dr. Wilkes was born in Jackson County, GA, a son to the late Claude Thomas Wilkes and the late Rosa Glenn Wilkes.

Dr. Wilkes was a retired Veterinarian and a member of the Bethany United Methodist Church. Dr. Wilkes was a veteran of the US Army Air Corps, where he held the rank of Captain and flew many missions in WWII. Dr. Wilkes was preceded in death by children, Kenneth Wilkes and Michelle Wilkes.

Survivors include his wife, Nina Jonette “Jo” Castleberry Wilkes, Jefferson, daughter, Karen Wilkes Hale, Nicholson, son, Charles Thomas Wilkes, Londonderry, NH, grandchildren, Claudia Hale-Jinks, Collis Hale and two great grandchildren, Charley Jinks, John Jinks.

A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 2:00pm in the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Rev. Johnny Ray officiating. The burial will follow in the Jackson Memorial Park. The visitation will be held on Monday evening from 6-8pm at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Bethany UMC Cemetery Fund, 4659 Brockton Rd., Jefferson, GA 30549 or the St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, Source Code:IIQ040799001.

Evans Funeral Home Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia. 706-367-5467.

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