Carolyn M. Wilkes

Mar 20, 2014

1938 — 2014

CLYDE — Carolyn Matthews Wilkes, 76, passed away Wednesday March 19, 2014 at The Homestead in Clyde.

A native of Sampson County, she was the daughter of the late Radford and Gladys Williams Matthews. She was also preceded in death by a son, Ricky Wilkes.  She was a retired employee of J. P. Stevens in Wagram, North Carolina.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Ervin Wilkes, of Clyde; a daughter, Debbie Odom, and her husband, the Rev. Mike Odom, of Morganton; a brother, Grayson Matthews, and his wife, Carol, of Elkhorn, Wisconsin; two granddaughters, Michelle Odom James, and her husband, Allen; Danielle Odom, and her fiancé, David Snyder; and a great-granddaughter, Riley James.

Memorials may be made to The Homestead, 127 Sunset Ridge, Clyde, NC   28721.

For those who desire, an online memorial register is available at