|Death: ||Jan., 1956|
Wife of Elisha Wilkerson Sr. Mother of Elisha "Satch" Wilkerson Jr.
From the Collection of Dora North
Name and date of newspaper unknown
Probably the Bradford County Telegraph
Starke, Bradford County, FL
Macclenny, Jan 6
Fall into Fireplace at Macclenny Home is Fatal to Woman
Mrs. Burtis Varnes Willkerson, wife of Elisha L. Wilkerson, was burned fatally yesterday when she fell into an open fireplace at her home here. A former resident of Raiford, she had lived in Baker County for 25 years. She is survived by her husband, one son, Junior, and a step-son, L. E. Wilkerson, Macclenny; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lem Varnes, and two brothers, Louis and Richard Varnes, all of Jacksonville. Funeral will be held Sunday afternoon at Oakgrove Primitive Baptist Church north of Glen St Mary. John M Brinkley is in charge.
Contributed by Ann Parkinson, Nov 2011
Elisha L. Wilkerson (1892 - 1961)*
Oak Grove Cemetery
Created by: Joe and Stephanie Grohol
Record added: May 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52495475