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1936 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Joe Wilkins, 76

Joe Wilkins, age 76, of Flippin, Arkansas passed away May 31, 2013 at his home. Joe was born in Parkin, Arkansas on July 29, 1936. He was the son of the late William and Minda (Dean) Wilkins. Joe married June Mitchell on March 1, 1958. Mr. Wilkins was the former owner of the Marion County Sand & Gravel Company of Flippin, Arkansas. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran serving his country during the Korea War. Joe and June moved to Flippin from Memphis, Tenn. in November of 1968. He was a member of the Flippin First Baptist Church. Joe loved his family and raised them well. He loved following and watching all sports especially when it involved his kids. He could remember all of his daughter; Kim's games and how many points she scored.

Joe is survived by: His wife June of Flippin

Two sons: Todd Wilkins and his wife; Christy of Springfield, Missouri; Scott Wilkins of Cape Girardeau, Missouri

One daughter: Kim McDonald and her husband; Jerry of Mountain Home, Arkansas

One sister: Edith Rose of Parkin, Arkansas

He was preceded in death by one brother; Waymon. Three sisters: Nadine, Marene & Marcelle.

He is also survived by (6) grandchildren: Christine, Andy, Jadene, Mitchell, Zach and Logan.

A Gathering of Remembrance will be held at the Flippin First Baptist Church on Monday, June 3, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. with Bro. Steve Martin officiating.

In Lieu of flowers memorials can be made to: St. Jude Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Published in Baxter Bulletin on June 3, 2013
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