She was born July 30, 1937, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of James "Sonny" and Ruby Marie Bruhl Day. She and Paul M. Wilkerson were married Feb. 8, 1969, in Cape Girardeau.
Survivors include her husband; three sons, Greg Wilkerson of St. Charles, Mo., Doug Wilkerson of Torrance, Calif., Todd Wilkerson of Bloomington, Ill.; a daughter, Kim Wilkerson of Aurora, Colo.; a brother, James Day of Caseyville, Ill.; and four grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Illmo Baptist Church in Scott City.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church, with the Rev. Bob Herring officiating. Burial will be in Lightner Memorial Cemetery in Scott City.
Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.