Mary Belle Wilkerson – of Halls, passed away peacefully Tuesday, December 4, 2018. A lifelong resident of the Halls Community, “Mimi”, as she was lovingly known, was a member of The United Methodist Church of Halls, and beforehand, for many years, was an active member of The Church of the Good Shepard. She was involved in many organizations which included the DAR, Halls Women’s Club, and was a Worthy Matron in the Fountain City Eastern Star. For the past three years she was a happy, active resident of Elm Croft Assisted Living in Halls.
She is preceded in death by her husband, William Harold Wilkerson; parents, Basil and Pearl Crippen; and sister, Katherine Ailor. Mary Belle is survived by her nephew, Earl Ailor, his wife, Pam, and their sons, Earl III, Clark and Blake; her niece, Laura Kinzel, her husband, Chuck, and their sons, Brandon, Brett and Chase Carroll.
Family and friends will meet at Lynnhurst Cemetery at 1:45 p.m. for a 2:00 p.m. graveside service on Friday, December 7, 2018, with Reverend Buddy Sexton officiating. Memorial donations may be made to The United Methodist Church of Halls or St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Trinity Funeral Home, LLC, Maynardville, has the honor to serve the family of Mary Belle Wilkerson. 865-992-5002 www.trinityfuneralhome.net