She was born Dec. 14, 1940, in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, the daughter of Phillips and Alfreda (Hodder) King.
She was co-owner of Mercury Cleaners in Linton and Bloomfield and was a member of Dugger Church of Christ.
She is survived by her mother, Alfreda King of St. Johnsbury, Vermont; her husband, John A. Wilkes of Linton, to whom she was married June 29, 1965; a daughter, Lynn (Tom) Louviere of Jasper; two brothers, Bradford King of St. Johnsbury, Vermont and Ronald King of Cohoes, NY and four grandchildren, Ashley Wilkes, and Rachel, Brett and Elizabeth Louviere.
She was preceded in death by her father; and a son, John D. Wilkes, in 2006.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home Linton Chapel with Nick Moore officiating.
Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday and after 10 a.m. Wednesday.
Memorial contributions can be made to Shriner's Hospitals or the Greene County Foundation through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be made at www.welchcornett.com.