Lillie Mae “Mickie” Wilkins, 79, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 18, 2019.
Born Jan.17, 1940 in Cumming, Miss Wilkins had been a resident of Dawson County for most of her life. She worked as a bus driver with the Dawson County School System for a number of years. An active member of Liberty Baptist Church, she had a great love for her church family. Miss Wilkins was known for her service to others through her time, talents and gifts.
Her parents, Carlton and Dovie Pruitt; husbands, Sergeant First Class Billy Charles, Rev. Earl E. Marshall, J.M. Wilkins; sisters, Evelyn Pruitt; and brother, Paul Pruitt, preceded her in death.
Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Billie Jo “BJ” and Jim O’Connor of Columbia, S.C., Rebecca “Susie” and John Carr of Cumming; sons, Dan Charles of New Orleans, Eddie Marshall of Cumming; stepchildren, Trisha and Phil Harris of Cumming, Scott Marshall; brothers, Lamar Pruitt of Cumming, Leon Pruitt of Elberton; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a number of nieces, nephews; various other relatives also survive.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Jan. 21 in the Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jerry Frazier, Rev. Dennis Bottoms and Rev. Stephen Davis officiating. Interment followed in Sawnee View Memorial Gardens.
The family received friends from 2-8 p.m. Jan. 20 and from noon until the hour of service Jan. 21 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Foothills Retirement Home, 148 Glen Head Road, Dahlonega, Ga. 30533.
Bearden Funeral Home in Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.