Vivian J. Wilkins, 86

AUG. 12, 1926-JULY 25, 2013

July 26, 2013
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Vivian Jean "Bib" Wilkins, 86, of Hagerstown passed away Thursday, July 25, 2013, at home, surrounded by her loving family.

Born Aug. 12, 1926, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Leroy and Sylvia Shry Holden.

She was a member of Morris Frock American Legion Post 42 Women's Auxiliary, and attended Otterbein United Methodist Church in Hagerstown.

Bib retired from A&P, and had previously worked for Maryland Ribbon Co.

She enjoyed spending time with her family.

Vivian was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Kenneth Eugene Wilkins, who passed away in 2009; and is survived by three sons, Terry L. Wilkins, Rodney Wilkins and companion, Sandra Davis, and Thomas L. Wilkins and wife, Jean, all of Hagerstown; one daughter, Susan Lum and husband, Gary, of Maugansville; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She also was preceded in death by two brothers, Jack and Charles Holden.

Funeral services will be Monday, July 29, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, with the Rev. Dr. Stephen D. Robison officiating. Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740; or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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