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Martin Yongue Wilkes, Jr

Martin Yongue Wilkes, Jr

Male 1927 - 2015  (88 years)

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  • Name Martin Yongue Wilkes  [1, 2, 3
    Suffix Jr 
    Born 27 Feb 1927  Winnsboro, Fairfield, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1930  Winnsboro, Fairfield, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1 Apr 1940  Fairfield, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1987  Chapin, Lexington, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 18 Sep 2015  Belleview, Marion, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Martin Yongue Wilkes Jr. BELLEVIEW, Fla. - Martin Yongue Wilkes, Jr. of Belleview, FL, passed away at home on September l8, 2015. He was born in Winnsboro, SC, February 27, 1927. He attended Mt. Zion Institute and, right after graduation, joined the Navy and served from 1944-1946. He graduated from the University of the Florida School of Pharmacy and pursued that career for forty years.

      He lived in Alaska, and Chapin and Winnsboro SC, before moving to Florida six years ago. Before retiring from the S.C. Dept of Corrections, he was involved in many ministries. He was a Hospice Volunteer, conducted a Sunday Service in Prosperity, SC, active in the Chapin UMC and a Lay Speaker; became a professional Gospel Clown, known as "Bubba"; and was ordained by The Missionary Church, Intnl. as a Regional Bishop. Retirement only extended his mission work. It covered many states and countries including Brazil, Paraguay, Chile, Ukraine and Costa Rica. As VP of Outreach Ministries, he helped establish Mission houses in Costa Rica for short term missionaries, feeding programs, and a Therapy Clinic, "Mas que un Amigo". After 18 years Costa Rica is still an ongoing project.

      He was predeceased by his parents, Martin and Lucille Acker Wilkes, and granddaughter, Stephanie Wilkes. He is survived by his wife, "Tiki" Leticia Kern Wilkes, and his children, Lynn Labry, Patty and Ed Montgomery, Stev Wilkes, Martin and Fay Wilkes, Alvin Wilkes, Donna and Michael Marlowe, Julia and Robert Thomas, and Michael and Miriam Redmond, eleven grandchildren and eight great-grands.Siblings are Joe Wilkes, Carl Wilkes and wife, Kathie, and Julia Hungerpiller, all of South Carolina.

      A memorial service will be held in Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL, with Bishop Bob Coulter presiding on October 29.

      In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Outreach Ministries, 5035 SE 108th St., Belleview, FL 34420.

      Published in The State on Oct. 2, 2015

      http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/thestate/obituary.aspx?n=Martin-Yongue-Wilkes&pid=175993713
    Person ID I20560  tng Genealogy

    Father Martin Yongue Wilkes,   b. 16 Oct 1900, Fairfield, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1983, Winnsboro, Fairfield, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Alethia Lucille Acker,   b. 13 Oct 1906, Pelzer, Anderson, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1989, Winnsboro, Fairfield, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 29 Dec 1924  Easley, Pickens, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7105  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Living 
    Children 
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    Family ID F8486  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Living 
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    Family ID F8487  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Living 
    Family ID F11940  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Feb 1927 - Winnsboro, Fairfield, South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Winnsboro, Fairfield, South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1 Apr 1940 - Fairfield, South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1987 - Chapin, Lexington, South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S396] U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), Database online.
      Record for Martin Y Wilkes Jr

    2. [S337] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;).
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Winnsboro, Fairfield, South Carolina; Roll 2196; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 21; Image: 385.0.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1930usfedcen&h=96050218&indiv=try
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    3. [S474] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;).
      Year: 1940; Census Place: , Fairfield, South Carolina; Roll: T627_3807; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 20-20.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1940usfedcen&h=137642991&indiv=try
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    4. [S318] Wilkes Family History and Genealogy: Thomas Wilkes (ca. 1735-1809) and His Descendants, Ivan Ernest Bass, (Name: 1965;), Page 423.