Viola Wilkins


Mrs. Viola Wilkins, 97, of Cartersville, Georgia, passed away on Monday, June 17, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, June 22, 2019, at 11:00am at Oak Hill Cemetery, 319 North Erwin Street, Cartersville, Georgia, with the Reverend Michael Teasley delivering the Eulogy. The family will receive friends on Friday, June 21, 2019, from 6:00pm - 8:30pm at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 147 Jones Street, Cartersville, Georgia.

Viola was born on October 7, 1921, to the late Robert Sloan and Mary A. Bright Sloan. Praise and gratitude to her medical team in and around Bartow County who kept her up until the Lord called her home.

She was preceded in death by her husbands James C. Neal Sr. and James Wilkins; four brothers, John, Willie, Robert, Luther and James Henry; two sisters, Thelma Woods and Ruth Williams; and one grandson, Arthur Hinton.

She leaves to cherish her memories  six daughters and two sons, Velma Ann Neal, Barbara J. Slack, Edith Hinton, Ruth C. Hill, Christine W. Johnson, Dr. Janie Wilkins, JamesC. Neal Jr. and Eddie Lee Wilkins; eighteen grandchildren; twenty-three great grandchildren; ten great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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 Mack Eppinger and Sons Funeral Service, Inc. are in charge of the arrangements.