Nola Wilkes

Nola M. Wilkes

1942 - 2020

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Nola M. Wilkes Nola M. Wilkes, 78, of Rome, passed away peacefully on April 11, 2020, at the Grand Nursing Home in Rome. She was born on March 31, 1942, a daughter of the late Maynard and Gladys Edick Reese. On November 12, 1960 she was united in marriage to Robert E. Wilkes Sr. in a ceremony which took place in the Zion Episcopal Church, Rome. Nola was formerly employed at Marcy Psychiatric Hospital, she then accepted a position with the Rome D.D.S.O. until her retirement. She is survived by her beloved husband, Robert Wilkes Sr.; three sons, Daniel Wilkes, TX, Brian and Steven Wilkes both of Rome; a daughter Nadine Wilkes and her fiancé John Carr, Rome; four brothers, William (Lori) Reese, Stittville, Maynard Reese, Taberg, Dennis (Diane) Reese, Rome, Gary (Nancy) Reese, Floyd; a sister, Pearl Parsons, Rome; twelve grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Nola was predeceased by a son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Andrea Wilkes; two sisters, Deanna Mullin and Patricia Moore. Funeral services are private and there are no calling hours. Interment will take place in Rome Cemetery. Arrangements by Strong-Burns & Sprock Funeral Home 7751 Merrick Road, Rome.