BERTHA WILCOX

Bertha Mae Wilcox, 91, of Elkin passed away Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, at Pruitt Health of Elkin. She was born March 23, 1928, in Ashe County to Fred and Josie Maryann Houck Payne.

Mrs. Wilcox attended Ronda Church of God and Friendly Tabernacle in Mount Airy.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Roby Floyd Wilcox; a son, Dennis Wilcox; a grandson, R.J. Wilcox; two brothers, Spencer Payne and Dwight Payne; and a sister, Louise Payne Taylor.

Survivors include her son, Roby Wilcox and wife, Phyllis, of Elkin; a daughter-in-law, Frances Wilcox; her grandchildren, Tim Wilcox and wife, Terry, Melissa Wilcox and Jeff Wilcox and wife, Amy; and her great-grandchildren, Branton Wilcox, Sydney Wilcox, Nicholas Wilcox, Kendall Handy and husband, Andrew, William Wilcox and Nathan Wilcox.

A funeral service will be conducted Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Elkin Funeral Service Chapel, with the Rev. Bobby Norman and the Rev. Jody Bewley officiating.  Burial will follow at Crestwood Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Monday evening 6 to 8 p.m. at Elkin Funeral Service.

The family requests that memorials be made to Ronda Church of God or Friendly Tabernacle, 482 McBride Road, Mount Airy, N.C. 27030.

The family would like to thank the staff of Pruitt Health for their care.

Online condolences may be made at www.elkinfuneralservice.com. Services have been entrusted to Elkin Funeral Service.

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