Dorcas ‘Dottie’ Gobble Wilkes

Published 9:38 am Friday, August 5, 2022

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Ms. Dorcas “Dottie” Gobble Wilkes, 73, of Clemmons passed away Monday, Aug. 1, 2022 at her residence.

Dottie was born on Jan. 28, 1949 in Davie County to the late Ottis Lee Gobble and Audrey White Gobble. She was a longtime member of Ijames Baptist Church in Mocksville and a regular attendee at Center United Methodist Church in Welcome, NC for over 19 years. She retired from Lucent Technologies with over 34 years of service. Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Lee Wilkes and her sister, Patricia “Patsy” Patti.

She is survived byL a son, Ryan Edwards, and daughter-in-law, Stephanie; 5 grandchildren, who she loved dearly; her sister, Wanda (Johnny) McBride; 3 brothers, Donnie Gobble, Odell (Marsha) Gobble, and Tommy (Barbara) Gobble, brother-in-law, Vic Patti (Bunni), all of Mocksville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6 at Center United Methodist Church, 186 Center Church Road, Welcome. Family will receive friends 1 hour prior. Committal will follow at Ijames Baptist Church Cemetery, 1038 Ijames Church Road, Mocksville.

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