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Mamie Zelta Wilkes

Female 1923 - 2005  (82 years)


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  • Name Mamie Zelta Wilkes  [1
    Born 6 Aug 1923  Darlington, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1930  Philadelphia, Darlington, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 28 Nov 2005  Darlington, Darlington, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Mrs. Witherspoon was a daughter of the late Tilman Earl Wilkes and Mamie Jordan Wilkes.

      She was retired from Lamar Hosiery Mill and the Town of Lamar, where she served each as secretary.

      She was a member of Lamar United Methodist Church.

      She was preceded in death by her first husband, Harold Allen Childers whom she married on Dec. 2, 1942. They were parted by his death on December 1, 1966. She later married Ted Wister Witherspoon of Lamar on August 31, 1967. They were parted by his death on June 22, 2004.

      She lived most of her life in Lamar except during the early years of her marriage to Mr. Childers, which were spent in Myrtle Beach, SC.
    Buried Lamar Cemetery, Lamar, Darlington, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I24614  tng Genealogy

    Father Tilman Earl Wilkes,   b. 7 May 1881, Darlington, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1962, Lamar, Darlington, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mamie Elizabeth Jordan,   b. 22 Jan 1882, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1971, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 26 Dec 1901  [4
    Family ID F8181  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ted Wister Witherspoon,   b. 22 Jul 1932, Darlington, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 2004, Lamar, Darlington, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Family ID F9187  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Harold Allen Childers,   b. 1 Jan 1920,   d. 1 Dec 1966, Lamar, Darlington, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Family ID F10510  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Philadelphia, Darlington, South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Nov 2005 - Darlington, Darlington, South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Zelta Wilkes Childers Witherspoon gravestone
    Zelta Wilkes Childers Witherspoon gravestone

  • Sources 
    1. [S337] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;).
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Philadelphia, Darlington, South Carolina; Roll: 2195; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 26; Image: 2.0.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1930usfedcen&h=95958914&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    2. [S122] FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/91578942
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=91578942.

    3. [S142] Gravestone.
      [ View gravestone photograph]

    4. [S254] Some Descendants of Francis Wilkes, Curtis L Wilkes, (Name: 2001 2nd Edition;).