NORMAN — Patricia Margaret Ward Wilkerson, 82, of Norman, was born March 21, 1932, in Oklahoma City to Carl S. and Monta M. Ward. She died Friday, April 11, 2014, in Norman.
Mrs. Wilkerson graduated from Capitol Hill High School in 1950, and that same week, she got married and started her first job. She was married to Charles R. Wilkerson for 52 years until his death in 2003. Together, they owned and operated Wilkerson Electric Inc. in Oklahoma City for 38 years. She enjoyed sewing and gardening.
Mrs. Wilkerson was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles; brothers Carl B. and James G. Ward; brother and sister-in-law, Kenneth and Anna Wilkerson; and brother-in-law, Donald Wilkerson.
She is survived by her son, Robert C. Wilkerson of Norman; daughter, Susan P. Caldwell of Edmond; five grandsons, Anthony, Robert Jr. and Daniel Wilkerson, Kyle and Trent Caldwell; four great-grandsons; brother, Grant P. Ward of San Jose, Calif.; sister-in-law, Connie Ward of Oklahoma City; sister-in-law, Sue Wilkerson of Norman; sister and brother-in-law Marlene and Gene Spence of Oklahoma City; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Denver Cemetery in Norman under the direction of Primrose Funeral Home.
Norman Transcript, Monday, April 14, 2014
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