Anna Mae Wilkinson Casey, 93, passed away Monday, March 12, 2018 peacefully in her sleep at Abernethy Laurels in Newton.
Born May 22, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Mae Wilkinson and Anna Elizabeth Clippard Wilkinson.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Claude Casey; a sister, Thelma Howard and a great-grandson, Logan Elliot Wilkinson.
A member of Pisgah United Methodist Church in Catawba, she had retired from General Electric.
Anna is survived by her son, John Wilkinson, Sr. of Maiden; daughter, Rita McCall and husband Bruce of Ft. Myers, FL; grandchildren: Lynette McCall of Raleigh, Amie McCall of Raleigh; Chastity Wilkinson of Hildebran, Chad Wilkinson of Newton, John Wilkinson, II of Gastonia, NC; great-grandchildren: Allison Todd, Kodi Elizabeth Wilkinson, Sean Thomas Wilson, Rachel Mona Wilson, Allie JoAnna Wilkinson, Aiden Christopher Wilkinson, Bryson Costner, Kaleb Costner and a number of nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 17, 2018 at Pisgah United Methodist Church with the Rev. Buddy Compton officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service at the church from 1 - 2:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her honor to Gideon’s International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, TN.
Bass-Smith Funeral Home in Hickory is serving the family of Anna Mae Wilkinson Casey.
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