• "You will be missed "Papa Lester"....Love you...Jeanetta"
    - Jeanetta Everett
  • "My condolences and prayers! I worked with Lester for a..."
    - Ray Reckart


COTTONWOOD, AL. - Lester Wilkerson, 78, passed away in Cottonwood, AL, on Sunday, June 10, 2018. He was born August 21, 1939 in Cedar Springs, GA. to the late Alvin Wilk-erson and Emma Wilkerson ( Chandler).
Lester was a resident of Mulberry, FL, for many years who worked over 50 years in the Phosphate Industry in Polk County, FL. He was a loving father, brother, and grandfather. Lester was an avid hunter and fisherman who enjoyed spending his days outdoors. He was of the Baptist faith.
Graveside Service: 1:00 PM Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Welcome Baptist Church Cemetery in Lithia, FL.
Besides his parents, Lester was preceded in death by a daughter: Karyn Houghton, bro-thers: Jr., and Gene Wilkerson; and sister: Dovie Teal.
Survivors: sons: David Wilkerson (Ge-Delle), and Daren Wilkerson; sisters; Martha Rodgers, Geraldine Hutto (Bruce), brothers: William Wilkerson (Eva), Larry Wilkerson (Brenda); granddaughters: Kaylee Houghton, and Emily Houghton, and several nephews, nieces, cousins, and many other loving family members.

Published in Ledger from June 13 to June 14, 2018
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