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Marion B. Wilkerson, 80, of Garden City died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, in a local hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, at Garden City Cemetery with Tom Koger officiating.
Marion was born March 18, 1931, in Big Spring, Texas, and married Helen Nickell on Sept. 24, 1960, in Midland.
He was a lifelong resident of Glasscock County and graduated from Garden City High School in 1949. He was also a lifelong rancher.
He was a member of the Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Wilkerson of Garden City; one daughter, Staci Robertson and husband Jeff of Stamford; one grandson, Brandon Robertson of Stamford; and one sister, Wanda Moore and husband Bennett of Garden City.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Mae Wilkerson.
The family suggests memorials be made to First Presbyterian Church of Coahoma, P.O. Box 94, Coahoma, TX 79511.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com