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Ethel Wilkinson, 1938-2021

Ethel Mae Wilkinson, 82, of Lake Wales passed away Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021 at her residence.

She was born July 17, 1938 in St. Louis, MO to the late Thomas and Ruby Smith; Ethel came here from Hampton, VA 40 years ago. She was a retired manager from Blimpy's Restaurant and was of the Christian faith.

Ethel was preceded in death by her daughter, Julie Brayley; granddaughter, Sarah Davis; and brother, Billy Smith. She is survived by her sons, David Anderson (Shari) of Richmond, VA, Joseph Anderson (Lavern) of Doylestown, OH; Thomas Anderson of Lake Wales; and Jace Anderson of Indian Town, FL; sixtee grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021 at Lakeside Memorial Park in Winter Haven. Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Lake Wales is handling arrangements.


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