|The Obituary of Mrs. Julia Sports The Marlboro Herald Advocate, Bennettsville, SC June 13, 1974:|
Mrs. Julia Wilkes Sports, 83, of Blenheim, widow of E. L. Sports, died Wednesday in Marlboro General Hospital. She was born in Dillon County, a daughter of the late Thomas and Annie Hursey Wilkes. Surviving are four sons, Delton, Marvin and Prentiss Sports of Blenheim and Tracy Sports of Phoenix City, Ala.; three daughters, Mrs. Louise Crowley of Latta, Mrs. Hattie Daniels of Bennettsville, and Bessie Sports of Columbia, a brother, Wade Wilkes of Bennettsville; and three sisters, Mrs. Oma Williams of Latta, Mrs. Althea Ryal of McColl, and Annie Wilkes of Clinton. Services were held Thursday in Bristow Chapel.
Transcribed by Connie Sports Shreves Sept. 10, 2007