Juanita Imogene Wilkie


Juanita Imogene Wilkie, 77, of Rachel Drive, Jasper, Georgia, went to be with her Lord on Friday, August 16, 2019, at Northside Hospital Cherokee in Canton, Georgia.

Mrs. Wilkie was born February 5, 1942 in Talking Rock, Georgia, daughter of the late Hoyt Odel Tippens and Rena Mae Cochran Tippens. She was a lifelong resident of Pickens County and was a member of Refuge Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and sang in the choir. She was a member of the Eastern Star, loved reading and loved books. She wrote many articles that appeared in the Pickens County Progress and Cherokee Tribune. She loved to watch movies while walking on her treadmill. She loved flowers and had a wealth of knowledge about plants and flowers. She was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Jean Tippens.

Survivors include her husband, Thomas L. Wilkie of Jasper, GA, to whom she has been married to for 60 years; a daughter, Charlene (Scott) Youngblood of Jasper, GA; granddaughter, Courtney (Jason) Segers of Talking Rock, GA; step granddaughter, Stephanie (Lloyd) Johnson of Dawsonville, GA; great-grandchildren, Katelyn & Adalyn Segers; step great-grandchildren, Reese, Karys and Landon Johnson; special friend, Betty Youngblood of Jasper, GA; step-mother, Jane Tippens of Jasper, GA; brother, Phillip (Julie) Tippens of Gillette, WY; step-brothers, Tony (Camille) Tippens and Michael (Donna) Tippens both of Jasper, GA, David (Cathy) Tippens and Chris (Lisa)Tippens both of Talking Rock, GA; sisters & brothers-in-law, Janie & Mike Watson, Judy & David Scott; special nieces and nephews, Corey (Beth) Watson, Nathan Watson, Rebecca (Shane) Logan, Kathryn (Kyle) Gore, Jeremy (Eileen) Jones; a host of other family and friends.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at Cagle Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Eddie Parker and Rev. Jimmy Gayton officiating.  Interment will follow in Sunrise Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends Sunday, August 18th, from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Monday, August 19th, from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Cagle Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will include Mike Watson, Nathan Watson, Corey Watson, David Scott, Jason Segers, Lloyd Johnson, Tony Tippens and Jeremy Jones.

Please visit www.owenfunerals.com to leave condolences for the family and sign the online guest register.

Owen Funeral Home, Cartersville, GA and Cagle Funeral Home, Jasper, GA are honored to serve the family of Juanita Imogene Wilkie.