Our beloved Mother, Frances Boyles Wilkinson, passed away peacefully at home in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., on May 23, 2014. Frances was born in Smith County, Miss., on Feb. 10, 1922, to Edward and Eva Boyles. Frances is preceded in death by her parents and all brothers and sisters except for her youngest sister, Catherine Boyles Donaldson (James) of Brandon, Miss., and former husband, Oscar F. Wilkinson. She is survived by her son, Jerry F. Wilkinson (Peggy) of Cary, N.C., and their son, Samuel of Oregon; daughter, Lydona W. Miller (John); and granddaughter, Danielle; grandson, Malone; and great-grandson, Chandler of Fort Walton Beach; daughter, Stephanie A. Halstead (Bill); grandson, Will; granddaughter, Jenny Brewer (Corey); and great-grandsons, Noah and Andy all of Orlando, Fla., area. Visitation will be on Saturday, June 21, from 10 to 11 a.m., and the memorial service at 11 a.m., at the Emerald Coast Funeral Home, Fort Walton Beach. The family wishes to express heartfelt thanks to Covenant Hospice of Fort Walton Beach for their loving and compassionate care of our mother.
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Emerald Coast Funeral Home
113 Racetrack Road, Northeast
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
Published Online in Northwest Florida Daily News on June 19, 2014