Aldena Gilkerson of East Lynn

Aldena Gilkerson, 71, of East Lynn, WV, passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at Grayson Assisted Living Center at Lavalette, WV. Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 2, 2011 at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne, WV by Elders Roger Maynard and Ivory Williamson. Burial followed at the Jones Cemetery at East Lynn, WV. She was born October 29, 1939 at Dunlow, WV, a daughter of the late Hansford and Lou Matthews Gilkerson. She retired from Pilgrim Glass Company and was a member of the Salem United Baptist Church. Her sisters, Helena Gager, Hildred Lowe, Wanda Napier and Sylvia Jean Napier, and brothers Jasper, George, and Millard “Buck” Gilkerson also preceded her in death. Survivors include a sister, Tennie Belle Ferguson and husband, Charles of Danville, WV, and a brother-in-law, Austin Napier of Genoa, WV. The family extends special “thank you” to the folks at Grayson Assisted Living for their kindness and care.