STAMFORD, Conn. – Marian W. Wilkinson, of Stamford, died Saturday, Feb. 20 at Stamford Hospital. She was 81.
She was born Aug. 6, 1934, in Orangeburg, South Carolina, daughter of the late William and Sadie Myers McCord. She was married to James Foster Wilkinson of Stamford. She was a nurturing and dedicated childcare provider for many years.
She is survived by her husband, James F. Wilkinson; four daughters, Kendra L. White (Lawrence), Tracy A. Wilkinson, Deneen L. Brown (Shawn) and Linda Alexander (Michael); one son, Bishop James T. Wilkinson (Delphen); one sister, Joyce Turner (Wilbert); two brothers, Robert L. McCord and Elder Harold McCord; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held Friday from 5-7 p.m. followed by a service of celebration at 7 p.m. at Wilson Memorial COGIC, 164 Richmond Hill Ave., Stamford. Bishop Charles H. Brewer, Jr. will officiate and Bishop James T. Wilkinson will give the eulogy. Services have been entrusted to Downer Funeral Home.
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