Walter Wilkes


Walter Lloyd Wilkes, 80, of Bryson City, passed away Friday, Dec. 24, 2021.

A native and a lifelong resident of Jackson County, he was the son of the late Lloyd and Helen Robinson Wilkes. He was a member of Cullowhee Baptist Church, and he loved to bake, his specialties being fudge and coconut cake. He also would enjoy spending time at his second home on the lake.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Linda Chambers Wilkes; daughter, Shannon (Billy) Woodring of Cullowhee; granddaughters, Brittney and Tori; great-granddaughter, Allena McChesney.

Services will be announced at a later date.