Obituary of Audrey Huffman Wilkerson
Audrey Huffman Wilkerson, 88, of Roanoke, passed away Thursday, February 3, 2022, peacefully with her family by her side. Born on July 3, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Ohmer & Vera Huffman. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Lawrence G. Wilkerson, Jr.; brothers, Paul and Gary Huffman.
Audrey is survived by her three children, Lawrence Alan Wilkerson (Dawn), Alice W. Edmonds (Eddie), and Sharon P. Francisco (Joe); grandchildren, Emily Lucado (Chris), Rob Edmonds (Brittany), Jamie Paitsel (Shannan), Ashley Harmon (Patrick), Jessica Wilkerson (Melissa), Tyler Wilkerson (Abby), and Andrew Paitsel (Heather); step-grandchildren, Cindy Edmonds, William Francisco (Sarah), and Carly Francisco (Tiffany); great-grandchildren, Claire, Caroline, Will, and Jack Lucado, Rexton and Law Wilkerson, Nora, Lucy and Emma Wilkerson, Kade Edmonds, Piper and Freya Paitsel, Audrey, Tessa Kate and Sutton Harmon, and Forest Paitsel; sister, Helen Huffman Starkey (Duward); brother-in-law, John Robert “Jack” Wilkerson (Brenda); sister-in-law, Claire W. Montgomery; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Audrey was a member of Williamson Road Church of the Brethren where she enjoyed singing in the choir. Her goals in life were to get married and raise a family, in which she succeeded. She was a great mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was also an avid bowler where her and her husband took numerous trips to bowl.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donation to be made to Camp Bethel, Fincastle, Va in Audrey’s name.
Services will be held Monday, February 7, 2022 at 1 pm at Simpson Funeral Home Peters Creek Road Chapel with Rev. Patrick Starkey and Pastor Eddie Edmonds officiating. Interment will follow at Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Sunday, February 6, 2022 from 4-7 pm at Simpson Funeral Home Peters Creek Road Chapel.