James Wilkinson, 90 of Shelbyville

James Wilkinson, 90, of Shelbyville, passed away Thursday, May 3, 2018, in Nacogdoches. 


Graveside service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Friday, May 4, 2018, at Sardis Cemetery in Center with Sister Sherry Harding officiating. Military honors will be conducted by VFW Post 8904.


Mr. Wilkinson was born September 30, 1927, in Shelby County, to Elzia Wilkinson and Myrtia Hughes Wilkinson.  He served in the United States Army and was an avid outdoorsman.


He is survived by

Sister: Billye Bradberry and husband, Jack, of Shelbyville


Niece: Sular Ann Frost of Red Oak



Arlin Lee McKinney and wife, LaDonna, of Lancaster

Tommy McKinney of Red Oak

Adrian McKinney and wife, Mary, of Waxahachie

Bill Bradberry and wife, Reitha, of Bridge City


Numerous great nieces and great nephews and other family


A host of friends


Preceded in death by

Parents: Elzia Wilkinson and Myrtia Hughes Wilkinson

Nephew: Jackey Bradberry


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