Kennith Earl Wilkerson

Kennith Earl Wilkerson, 71, of Benton, our precious husband and father went home to be with his Lord and Savior on August 8. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding 4-wheelers, and spending time with his wife, family and friends. Kennith served four years in the United States Air Force and retired from Union Pacific Railroad. He and his wife are members of First Southern Baptist Church of Bryant.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Retus and Nadine Wilkerson; one brother, Jimmy Wilkerson; and one sister, Yvonne Shaw.

Kennith is survived by his loving wife, Charlotte N. Wilkerson; four daughters, Karen Ansell, Susan Burk and husband, Andy, Shanda Strawn and husband, Steve, and Katyan Otts and husband, Justin; one son, Randy Drees and wife, Christi; six grandchildren, Chelsea, Jessica, Austin, Kaden, Ashton and Matt; one brother, Harvey Wilkerson; one sister, Wilma Dunn; and a host of family and friends that loved and will miss him dearly.

Visitation will be Wednesday, August 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Dial and Dudley Funeral Home in Bryant. A celebration of Kennith’s life will be Thursday, August 11, at 2 p.m. at Dial and Dudley Funeral Home.

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