Graveside services for Mrs. Rosena A. Wilkerson, 85, of Alexandria, will be Monday, September 16, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Maple Grove Cemetery with the Rev. Bob Hundley officiating. The family will receive friends for visitation Monday from 11:30-12:30 at Chapel Hill Funeral Home. Mrs. Wilkerson passed away September 12, 2013 at her home in Alexandria. Mrs. Wilkerson is survived by her daughter, Vickie Rivers; sons, John Shane Wilkerson, and Tommy Joe Wilkerson; son-in-law, Brad Ladner; grandchildren, Shana Wilborn Reed, Will Rivers, Chris Wilkerson, Colton Wilborn, Brittney Brooke Wilkerson, Chas Wilkerson, Caleb Ladner, Ashley Smith Bain, and Eric Wilkerson. Mrs. Wilkerson is preceded in death by her husband, Joe Wilkerson Jr.; daughter, Leesa W. Ladner; Tasha LeAnn Clay, and parents, Dick and Ruby Smith Bolding. Pallbearers will be Colton Wilborn, Caleb Ladner, David Reed, Blake Riley, Randall Burnett, and Leon Gault. Mrs. Wilkerson was a native of Albertville and a lifelong resident of Alexandria. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, and friend, who loved and cared for everyone. She enjoyed spending her days gardening, sowing, cooking, and she LOVED to fish. Condolences may be left at www.chapelhillfh.com.
Published in The Anniston Star on Sept. 15, 2013