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Wilda L. Elkins Obituary
Wilda L. Elkins 1919 ~ 2013 Wilda L. Elkins went to be with the Lord and Sam, her beloved husband of 70 years, on Monday, May 13, 2013. She moved from Missouri to Delano in 1936, where she met Samuel M. Elkins. "We were always meant to be together," Wilda would say. They married on August 24, 1937. They owned and operated The Classic Shop in Delano for 31 years. They were members of Delano Assembly of God, where Wilda was CA director and taught Sunday school. In 1974 they transferred their membership to Bakersfield First Assembly of God and moved to Kern City. Wilda sold real estate in Bakersfield for Century 21, Locator for nine years, and belonged to the Board of Realtors. She retired in 1983 to travel extensively in the United States and Canada. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at Bakersfield First Assembly of God in the Fireside Room. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Stockdale Christian School. For condolences please visit www.greenlawnmortuaryandcemetery.com. Greenlawn Funeral Home www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on May 29, 2013
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