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Milton Levert Wilkerson
September 8, 1932 ~ August 4, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old
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Milton Levert Wilkerson, a resident of Clio, Alabama passed away Friday, August 4, 2023, at his home surrounded by his family. He was 90 years old. Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 7, 2023, at 11:00 am at Keahey Funeral Home with Rev. Randy Adams and Rev. Woody Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Adams Chapel Cemetery in Texasville. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 9:30 am to 11:00 am.
Milton was born September 8, 1932 to the late Luther “Luke” Wilkerson and Desser Phillips Wilkerson. He served in the United States Army from 1948-1954. During that time he fought in the Korean Conflict.
In 1956, he married the love of his life, Betty Clenney. Together they owned and operated Wilkerson’s Service Station for 47 years. They became proud parents of 3 boys, Elton, Chris, and Greg. He served his community as a town councilman and Commissioner of Barbour County.
Milton was an avid fan of the Atlanta Braves and Alabama Football. He spent numerous hours at all types of ballgames, supporting his boys, his grandchildren, and his great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters: Doris Wilkerson, Mary Threlkeld, and Jaquita Childree ;brothers: Talmadge, Kermit, Wilburn, and Cecil; and brother-in-law: Thomas (Minnie) Clenney.
Leaving to cherish his memories are his wife of 66 years, Betty Clenney Wilkerson, sons: Elton (Teresa) Wilkerson, Chris (René) Wilkerson, Greg (Cindy) Wilkerson; sisters: Lorice Doster and Miriam (Woody) Brown; sisters-in-law: Shirley Wilkerson, Georgia Ann (Dennis) Baxley, Barbara Littlefield, Eleanor Smith, and Faye Parmer; grandchildren: Jennifer Precise, Ashton Wilkerson, Lucas (Brittany) Wilkerson, Drew (Ashley) Wilkerson, Brittany (Weston) Jones, and Chase Wilkerson; great-grandchildren: Aidan and Tyson Pelham, Paxton and Grae Cravens, Lillie, Emerson, and Beckham Wilkerson, Savvy and Shep Jones, and Sutton Wilkerson.
Serving as pallbearers are Curtis Wilkerson, Wade Wilkerson, Dale Wilkerson, Lucas Wilkerson, Drew Wilkerson, Chase Wilkerson, Weston Jones, and Scott Brown.
Flowers will be accepted or memorial donations can be mailed to Gentiva Hospice of Dothan at 2431 West Main Street, Suite 1102 Dothan, Alabama 36301 or Adams Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery Fund at 453 County Road 67 Clayton, Alabama 36016.
Keahey Funeral Home of Clio is entrusted with these arrangements.