Jean Fowler Wilbanks, age 82, of Baldwin, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 15, 2020, following an extended illness.
Mrs. Wilbanks was born on May 31, 1937, in Clarkesville, Georgia to the late Oland Fowler and Margaret Coffee. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her step-mother, Doris Fowler and a sister, Angela Burrell Ogden.
Mrs. Wilbanks was a member of the B.C. Grant Baptist Church and the Tomacheechee Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was a very friendly person and always had a smile. She loved everyone and never met a stranger. Mrs. Wilbanks was a lover of Southern Gospel music. She was a most loving and dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother.
Survivors include her loving and devoted husband of sixty-five years, Lamar Wilbanks, of Baldwin; daughter and son-in-law, Davida Lynn and Tommie Sorrow, of Baldwin; daughter, Sandra Wilbanks Huff, of Bishop, GA; son and daughter-in-law, David Lamar and Gail Wilbanks, of Baldwin; sisters and brothers-in-law, Susan and Pinky Dill, of Toccoa; Connie and Bucky Kimsey, of Atlanta; Beth and Bobby Adams, of Demorest; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at the Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel with Rev. Terry Rice and Rev. Daniel Parker officiating. Interment will follow in the B. C. Grant Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at the funeral home.
Flowers are accepted or memorials in the memory of Mrs. Wilbanks may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory, South Chapel, 1370 Industrial Boulevard, Baldwin, Georgia 30511, Telephone: 706-778-7123.