Wilkins, Rayford

RAYFORD WILKINS, twin brother of the Rev. Raymond Wilkins, pastor of West Street UMC in Shelbyville, Ind., died Sunday, July 14, 2013. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 19 at Lavender’s Funeral Service, 11233 Highway 17 South in Aliceville, Ala. A memorial service will be held at noon Saturday, July 20 at the Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Old Bethany Town Road in Aliceville, Ala. with burial at the Good Hope Cemetery. Survivors include wife, Cheryl and their blended family of eight children; eleven grandchildren; four great grandchildren; brother, the Rev. Raymond (Patricia) Wilkins; three aunts; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society at 800-227-2345 option 2 or 5635 W. 96 Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278. Condolences can be sent to Cheryl Wilkins, 24105 State Hwy 17, Livingston, AL 35470 and to the Rev. & Mrs. Ray (and Patricia) Wilkins, 1014 Swinford Street, Shelbyville, IN 46176.



The Conference offices will be closed in celebration of Juneteenth on Wednesday, June 19. We will resume normal hours on Thursday, June 20.