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Wanda Lee Wilkes

Posted 2023-01-23 by mhenderson
Published by Mohave Daily News Online from Jan. 11 to Jan. 25, 2023 -
Bullhead City, Arizona -

Wanda Lee Wilkes, age 92, a 50+ year resident of Mohave Valley, Arizona,
passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 27, 2022 with her family by
her side. She was born in Wichita Falls, Texas on August 4, 1930.

Wanda was raised in Southern California on a a farm. She studied
accounting and business and worked for several financial institutions in
California. She later worked for Southern California Gas Company in
Needles, California until she retired.

Wanda loved her Church, her friends and her family. She never met a
stranger. She was a very talented seamstress and made many quilts for
new babies. She taught dancing and loved Rock & Roll and Rhythm and
Blues. She also loved sitting on her front porch watching the river go

She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, John; and
grandchild, Jesse Dillon.

Wanda is survived by her son, James (Sarah) Wilkes; daughter, Ronda Lynn
Dillon; sister, Beverly Brazassa; four grandchildren, Yvonne (Michael)
Colclasure, Jamie (Jason) Albaugh, John Dillon, and Trey Dillon; seven
great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; niece, Jeri; and
nephews, Bill and Hank.

A service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 21, 2022 at
the United Methodist Church on Lipan Blvd. Lunch will be served after
the service.

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