Funeral services for Sondra Rode Wilkinson, 84, of Houston, MS and formerly of Greenville will be at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Sunday, February 27, 2022 at Baptist Calhoun City Nursing Home in Calhoun City, MS. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
Mrs. Wilkinson was born on February 6, 1938 in Greenville, MS to Charles E. and Louise Simmons Rode. She was a graduate of Greenville High School. On January 30, 1959 she married Phillip Wayne Wilkinson in Starkville, MS. After Mr. Wilkinson graduated from MSU they moved to Ft. Worth, TX where they lived until he completed his Seminary School then they moved to Greenville. After Mr. Wilkinson’s death in 2019 she moved to Houston, MS to be near her son.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband and a son, Tim Wilkinson.
She is survived by two sons, Charles Wilkinson (Melodie) of Houston, MS and Phillip Wilkinson (Susan) of Greenville; eight grandchildren, Toni, Laura Beth, Mabry, Zachary, Garrett, Sloan, Shaw, Ryder and Dottie; and nine great grandchildren, Bailey, Ryleigh, Loni Mae, Naomi, Harper, Legend, Bryce,Kinley and Dottie.
There will be a visitation from noon until 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.