Marlboro County, South Carolina


Wednesday Aug 2 1961 State Paper

Lightning Victim's Funeral Set Today

Latta---Funeral services for Mrs Floyd Wilkes, 48, will be conducted at 11 am Wednesday from Brownsville Baptist Church.  Interment will be in the Brownsville Cemetery.
       Mrs Wilkes was fatally injured by lightning about 2:30pm Friday while removing clothes from a line at her home.
       She was the daughter of Melinda Herring Hargrove and the late Acie Hargrove of the Brownsville Community.
       Survivors include her husband, Floyd Wilkes; three daughters, Mrs Harold Lockamy of Bennettsville, and Misses Imogene and Diane Wilkes of the home; four sons, Robert Wilkes of the Air Force, Formosa, and James, Jimmy, and Wayne Wilkes of the home; her mother; four brothers, Boyd Hargrove of Lando, Dewey and Acie of Clio, and Bennie of McColl; and one sister, Mrs Dora Coates of McColl.

Submitted by Carolyn Klear, 22 Oct 2003.


Back to Marlboro Obituaries
Marlboro County Main Page

Copyright 2003, 2005, 2010 Victoria Proctor. All rights reserved.
All contributed material remains the property of the contributor. This WEB page, however, is copyrighted and may not be copied, altered, converted or uploaded to any electronic system or BBS, message board, mailing list or web site, nor included in any software collection or print collection of any type without the express written permission of the author.