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
Mrs Wilkes was fatally injured by
lightning about 2:30pm Friday while removing clothes from a line at
She was the daughter of Melinda
Herring Hargrove and the late Acie Hargrove of the Brownsville
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.
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