Zelphia Gaye Gilkerson of East Lynn
Zelphia Gaye Gilkerson, 61, of East Lynn, WV went to be with the Lord Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, VA. Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Sunday, December 19, 2010 at Morris Funeral Home Chapel by Elder Jimmy Lester and Brother Larry Adkins. Burial will follow at Everett Adkins Cemetery on Beech Fork. She was born November 29, 1949 in Raleigh County, WV, a daughter of the late, Henry and Gladys Woods Lilly. Zelphia was an Environmental Assistant for Wayne Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and was also a member of the Booten-Millers Fork United Baptist Church. Survivors include her loving husband, Herman “Melvin” Gilkerson; two daughters, Christina Gillam of Wayne, WV, Susan Perry and husband, James of Genoa, WV; a son, Brian Gilkerson of East Lynn, WV; four sisters, Mary Meadows of Columbus, OH, Polly Lester and husband, Jimmy of Huntington, WV, Dottie Gilkerson and husband, Harvey of Wayne, WV, Norma Lilly of Sophia, WV; four loving grandchildren, Tyler Gillam, Peyton Perry, Brittany Gilkerson, Allison Gilkerson; eleven nieces and thirteen nephews; special friends, Lisa Crutcher, Robin Adkins, Brenda Adkins and Carol Davidson; two special people, Tim Gillam and Kim Gilkerson. Friends may call from 6 to 9 pm Saturday, December 18, 2010 at Morris Funeral Home, Wayne, WV.