Published 3:54 pm Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Rae Wilkinson, 86, of Beaumont, Texas passed away, Monday, June 29, 2015.
Rae was born on December 14, 1928 in McComb, Mississippi to Julius Felon Cowart and Reta Mae Cowart.
She has been an area resident since 1943 and was a founding member of Friendship Baptist Church in Groves. She also held membership in National P.T.A. Organization, and was Past President of Port Neches and Groves Elementary P.T. A. Rae enjoyed traveling and was a member of Dallas Silver Streak Travel Trailer Club.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jewel “J.W.” Wilkinson; sister, Bettie Davis; and grandson, C. Patrick Laird.
Survivors include her daughter, Sandra Conn and husband Charles of Beaumont, TX; son Keith Wilkinson and wife Linda of LaRue, TX; grandchildren, Jeffery W. Laird and wife Sarah, Charles H. Conn, Jr. and wife Claudia, Teressa Faulk, and Joanna Faulk; great- grandchildren, Jorie Conn, Margaret, Julia, and Wade Laird and Josue` Ramiez.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 3, 2015 at Levingston Funeral Home in Groves with Chaplain Ava Graves officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches.
A visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday evening from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Friends wishing to make memorial contributions may send them to Friendship Baptist Church or Alzheimer’s Association.