Edith Elaine Dysart Wilkins, 86, of Edinburg, passed away Monday, December 1, 2014 at Royal Haven Assisted Living in Woodstock. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, December 3 at 11:00 a.m. at Dellinger Funeral Home in Woodstock. Reverend Freddie Helsley will officiate. Burial will follow in Sunset View Memorial Gardens in Woodstock.
Mrs. Wilkins was born July 26, 1928 at St. Luke, son of the late Elwood Arthur and Beulah Cook Dysart. She was a 1947 graduate of Woodstock High School and member of St. Luke Brethren Church. She was married to the late Lawrence Frederick Wilkins who died on January 29, 2012. They were married for 64 years, married on December 13, 1947. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Landon, Benny and Robert Dysart.
She is survived by her nephew, Galen Steven Wilkins of Harrisonburg who was raised in the Wilkins Home; sister, June Hancock of Woodstock and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Colon Mumaw, Larry Mumaw, William Simmons, Harold Seal Jr., Larry Barrick and Robert Hosaflook.
Honorary pallbearers will be Roger Wilkins, Ronnie Wilkins and Chris Wilkins.
Memorial contributions may be made St. Luke Brethren Church Building Fund, C/0 Rhonda Rau, 2727 Ox Road, Edinburg, VA 22824 or Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork Street, Winchester, VA 22601.