Services for Jimmy W. Wilkins, 59, will be 2 p.m. Saturday, May 31, 2008, in Crystalrock Cathedral with the Rev. Gary Gunsolus and Dr. Walt Spradling officiating. Interment will follow at Provence Cemetery.


Services for Jimmy W. Wilkins, 59, will be 2 p.m. Saturday, May 31, 2008, in Crystalrock Cathedral with the Rev. Gary Gunsolus and Dr. Walt Spradling officiating. Interment will follow at Provence Cemetery.


Born Feb. 28, 1949, in Ardmore to Luther and Anna Sewell Wilkins, he died May 27, 2008, in Temple, Texas. He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, Gary Wilkins.


He married Carol Greene July 2, 1993 in Mannsville.


Jimmy was a maintenance supervisor for the Chickasaw Nation. He was a member of the Elks Lodge and past member of the Moose Lodge. He had been a home builder and general contractor, who enjoyed playing golf. He was a lifetime resident of Ardmore.


Survivors include his wife, of the home; a daughter, Melissa Henderson, Irving, Texas; a step-son, Jackie McDaniel, Stonewall; a step-daughter, Leslie England, Oceanside, Calif.; his mother, Ardmore; eight grandchildren, Austin Henderson, Blues Henderson, Khristopher England, Kaitlyn England, Kolton England, Kaleb England, Kody McDaniel and Jacie McDaniel; a brother, Roger Wilkins, Ardmore; four sisters, Mamie Shockley, Ardmore, Pat Greenwood, Moore, Joyce Bruce, Ardmore, and Maxine Stevens, McCleary, Wash.


Bearers are Lonnie Sears, Jody Anthony, David Gunsolus, Mike Barrick, Jacob England and Austin Henderson. Honorary bearers are Joe Carroll, Jerry Wilson, Keith McGahey, Dean Copeland, Jerold Chronister and all nieces and nephews.


A time of visitation and support will be 6-8 p.m. today.


Memorials can be made to The Magic Carpet Book Foundation, Attn: Dr. Smythe, 2401 S. 31st St., Temple, Texas, 76508.


Online condolences can be sent to: www.hdouglasfuneralhome.com.