Vivian "Arlene" Wilkerson 94, Conway, MO, passed away on Sunday, November 12, 2017, after a long illness. Arlene was born on November 4, 1923, in Ashland, Nebraska, to Julius and Hazel (Hardwick) Schadendorf. She was a homemaker who made everyone feel welcome in her home. She loved cooking for people, and flowers and birds. She was member of Harmony Baptist Church.
Arlene was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Jack Wilkerson, to whom she was married September 6, 1941, her children: Bob Wilkerson, Linda Ryan, and Carolyn Brim, her sisters: Ruth Pringle and Joan Leeds. She is survived by her daughter, Pat Neal and her husband Lane, twelve grandchildren, twenty five great-grandchildren, and ten great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 18, 2017, in Harmony Baptist Church, near Conway, MO, with burial to follow in Harmony cemetery. Visitation will be an hour before services, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.