WINDER – Dennis Anthony Wilkes, 59, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2013.
He was the son of the late Mack Charles and Betty Jo Wilkes. During his life he worked as a truck driver for Crown Lift and Trucks. He was a United States Army veteran and a member of First Baptist Church Winder.
Mr. Wilkes was preceded in death by a daughter, Candi Passmore; brother, Ricky Wilkes; and a grandchild.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda Wilkes; son, Christopher Wilkes, Kentucky; four stepsons, Jerry Martin, Winder, Dwayne Martin, Jefferson, Michael Martin, Bethlehem, and Shane Martin, Illinois; three sisters, Nancy Moon, Dallas, Texas, Brenda Murphy, Griffin, and Linda Waters, Barnesville; six grandchildren; nine step-grandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Friday, April 5, at 2 p.m., from the chapel of Smith Funeral Home with the Rev. Kevin Page officiating. Burial will be at the Bethany United Methodist Church Cemetery in Jefferson. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday, April 4, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.