Nov 4, 1926 - Jan 9, 2013 BETHANY Joan Wilkerson was born November 4, 1926, in Sebastian County, AR and died January 9, 2013, in Bethany, OK. Retired from Oklahoma Water Resources Board, she dedicated her time to her artwork. She was a member of the Oklahoma Water Media Association, a charter member of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, and an active member of Western Oklahoma Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob Wilkerson; and daughter, Janien. She is survived by son, Robert, and his wife, Wendy; grandsons, Joshua and Matthew; future granddaughter-in-law, Emily Sadler; extended family and a host of friends. Viewing will be Sunday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., with the family present 5-7 p.m. at Mercer-Adams. Services will be held Monday, January 14, 2 p.m. at Mercer-Adams Chapel, with burial in Chapel Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Joan asked that donations be made to the Western Oaks Christian Church (WOCC) Christian Women's Fellowship. To share a memory or condolence, visit

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Mercer-Adams Funeral Service - Bethany
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Published in The Oklahoman on Jan. 13, 2013