January 8, 1989
DONALD R. WILKINS
NEWPORT NEWS – Donald Ray Wilkins, 33, died Wednesday, Jan. 4, in Riverside Regional Medical Center.
He was born in Franklin and had been a Peninsula resident for several years.
He was employed by Newport News General Hospital.
Survivors include four sisters, Betty Jean Wright and Kathy Wilkins, both of Bartow, Fla., Louvenia Wilkins of Newport News and Juanita Leonard of McGuire Air Force Base, N.J.; and four brothers, Robert E. Wilkins and Moses Wilkins, both of Bartow, George Wilkins and James Wilkins, both of Newport News.
A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at O.H. Smith & Son Funeral Home Chapel by Elder J. Handshaw. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Family and friends will assemble by 1:15 p.m. Tuesday at 1543 Ivy Ave.