Mary (May) Owens Wilkins
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BOILING SPRINGS, SC- Mrs. Mary (May) Owens Wilkins, affectionately known as "Boo", entered into eternal rest on Friday, February 22, 2013, surrounded by family and friends at Mary Black Memorial Hospital. She was the daughter the late John Henry Brown Sr. and Anna Brown.
She was a faithful devoted member of New Bedford Baptist Church where she served on the Usher Board. Mary was also a former member of the Harrison Grove Baptist Church and former employee of Roebuck Elementary and Mary H. Wright Schools.
Mary is survived by her husband, Joseph L. Wilkins of the home; one brother, Frank Brown (Betty) of Spartanburg, SC; four sisters, Elizabeth (James) Stewart, Lillian (Leroy) Gist, Christine (Thomas) Gentry, all of Spartanburg, SC, and Carrie Thurman Clemmons of Lexington, NC. She was predeceased by her brothers, John Henry Brown, Jr., James Thomas Brown; and her sister, Willie Mae Simons; step-children, Derell, James Tavarus and Letisha Wilkins and James Wilkins, all of Spartanburg, SC; eight grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
The family is at the home at 129 Berry Road, Boiling Springs, SC.
The family will receive friends at the home.
Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from Feb. 27 to Feb. 28, 2013