OBITUARY SUBMITTED BY:
5800 West 12th Street, Little Rock
Maxine Mae Wilkins
Published: January 24, 2013
Maxine Mae (Rice) Wilkins, age 87, of SW Little Rock, passed away Friday, January 18, 2013. She was born March 13, 1925, in Red Fork, Arkansas to the late Thomas Jefferson and Lela Mae Rice. She was a member of the Gospel Assembly Church in Little Rock. She had one brother, James Doyle Rice, of Dumas.
Maxine was a nurse before she married Robert Wilkins, who also preceded her in death. She was a lifelong Arkansas resident, and spent the remainder of her life as a homemaker, mother, and grandmother to her family. Her church was integral to her daily life in Little Rock.
Survivors include Michael and wife Mary Lou Wilkins, of Leesburg, Virginia, Timothy and wife Sue Wilkins of Hot Springs, Thomas and wife Kathy Wilkins of Little Rock, and Phillip Wilkins of Little Rock, six grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, January 26, 2013 at First Gospel Church, 8101 Colonel Glenn Rd., Little Rock, Arkansas 72204 with Bro. Mick Smith officiating. Visitation will be at the church from 10 a.m. until service time. Interment will follow at Forest Hills Cemetery, 10201 Hwy. 5, Alexander, Arkansas. Memorials may be made to the church. To sign the online guestbook, go to www.griffinleggetthealeyroth.com.