Places

  • Wilkesboro is also known as: Wilkes County / Wilkesboro town.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Zach Galifianakis (comedian and actor), and Shannon McNeill (dancer).

History

It is the second largest municipality in the county. Wilkesboro was founded in 1800 and quickly designated as the county seat. The town is built atop a low, broad ridge which runs for over a mile along the south bank of the Yadkin River. For many decades a popular historic spot in Wilkesboro was the "Tory Oak", a large oak tree from which Colonel Benjamin Cleveland, a well-known Wilkes County patriot during the American Revolutionary War, hung Loyalist militia leaders who supported the British King and opposed American independence from Britain. The oak was located behind the old Wilkes County courthouse. During the American Civil War many of Wilkesboro's residents remained loyal to the Union and opposed the Confederacy. In March 1865 General George Stoneman, a Union cavalry leader, led a raid through the town. Shortly after the war ended, Tom Dula (Dooley), a Confederate veteran, was tried...

There is currently 1 funeral home listing for the city of Wilkesboro, North Carolina.

Wilkesboro Obituaries

It was disclosed by Hickory Record on January 24th, 2015 that Nora Lee Harris (Simmons) perished in Wilkesboro, North Carolina.  Ms. Harris was 90 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Nora Lee's life.

It was disclosed by Hickory Record on January 21st, 2015 that Petro "Pete" Kulynych passed away in Wilkesboro, North Carolina.  Kulynych was 93 years old and was born in Smithmill, PA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Petro "Pete"'s life.

It was written on December 9th, 2014 that Donna M Heirtzler (Trufant) died in Wilkesboro, North Carolina.  Ms. Heirtzler was 86 years old and was born in Brunswick, ME.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Donna M's life.

It was written by The Daily Tribune on July 31st, 2013 that Sarah J Whitlock (Foster) perished in Royal Oak, Michigan.  Ms. Whitlock was 80 years old and was born in Wilkesboro, NC.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Sarah J's life.

It was disclosed by The Star on December 27th, 2012 that Robert Henry Vaughn perished in Wilkesboro, North Carolina.  Vaughn was 60 years old and was born in Greenville, SC.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Robert Henry's life.

It was noted by Morganton Herald on October 24th, 2012 that Brady Ira Lail passed away in Wilkesboro, North Carolina.  Lail was 65 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Brady Ira's life.

It was noted by Des Moines Register on June 7th, 2012 that Dorothy Louise Edwards (Lenderman) perished in Carlisle, Iowa.  Ms. Edwards was 90 years old and was born in Wilkesboro, NC.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Dorothy Louise's life.

It was disclosed by Winston-Salem Journal on December 12th, 2011 that James Clinton "J C" Ellis passed away in Wilkesboro, North Carolina.  Ellis was 83 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor James Clinton "J C"'s life.

It was noted by Tampa Tribune on December 6th, 2011 that Doris Osborne (Howard) passed away in Lutz, Florida.  Ms. Osborne was 81 years old and was born in Wilkesboro, NC.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Doris's life.

It was revealed by Winston-Salem Journal on November 15th, 2011 that Carol Jodine miss Pardue passed on in Wilkesboro, North Carolina.  Pardue was 69 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Carol Jodine miss's life.

All Funeral Homes in Wilkesboro

Hodges Funeral Home

Hodges Funeral Home, Inc. D/B/A Elkin Funeral Service is locally owned by Beth C. Hodges. Elkin Funeral Service is located at 560 Highway 268 West in Elkin. The facility has three receiving rooms, a 225 seat chapel and ample well lit parking. In...

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Scenic Memorial Gardens
5423 21st Ave Ne
Wilkesboro, WA 98185

Wilkesboro Funeral Home News

Grover Paris 'Geepy' Sykes Jr.
Funeral services were held Sunday, October 17, at 3 p.m., at Bryant-Grant Funeral Home, 105 W. Main Street, Franklin, North Carolina, with Rev. Jim Dusek officiating. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. Visiting hours began at 2 p.m. There will be a memorial ...
http://thefranklinpress.com/articles/2010/10/27/obituaries/22obit.txt

Blanche T. Prevette
Sturdivant Funeral Home in North Carolina and locally by Mullins & Thompson Funeral Service, Stafford Chapel. Interment will be in Mountlawn Memorial Park, North Wilkesboro. A memorial service will be held at Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Stafford at ...
http://www.fredericksburg.com/News/FLS/2010/112010/11042010/586026

Elizabeth J. Bingham
Elizabeth Bingham was a native of North Wilkesboro and the daughter ... and The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Online condolences may be made at www.davidsonfuneralhome.net. Davidson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
http://www.thepilot.com/obituaries/2010/nov/02/elizabeth-bingham/

Miller Funeral Service : North Wilkesboro, North Carolina (NC)
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