Emma Louise (Showalter) Wilkinson, 68 of Sandyville, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on August 7, 2018. 

 She was born April 7, 1950 in Pee Wee, Wirt County, daughter of the late Stanley “Jake” and Muriel Holt Showalter. She graduated from Wirt County High School with the class of 1968. She was a Data Entry 

Operator and Help Desk Analyst with the WV State Tax Department with over 20 years of service.  She attended the Ripley Baptist Temple. Emma loved spending time with her family especially time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Melvin Wilkinson whom she married on November 22, 1969; her son, Cliff Wilkinson of Cottageville; grandchildren Whitney Chavez of Norfolk VA., Andrew Wilkinson Breanna Wilkinson both of Cottageville; and  brother Robert (Sharon) Showalter of Elizabeth.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a brother, Neil Showalter.

Funeral Service will be 11 am Saturday, August 11, 2018 at the Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley with Pastor Rick Perrine officiating. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery, Garfield. Friends may call from 5 to 9 pm Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the American Cancer Society or to Hospice.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.waybrightfuneralhome.com